Origin of ragoutFrench ragoût ; from ragoûter, to revive the appetite of ; from re-, re- + à (; from Classical Latin ad), to + goût (; from Classical Latin gustus), taste: see gusto
- A well-seasoned meat or fish stew, usually with vegetables.
- A mixture of diverse elements.
Origin of ragoutFrench ragoût, from ragoûter, to revive the taste, from Old French ragouster : re-, re- + a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad–) + gost, taste (from Latin gustus; see geus- in Indo-European roots).
From French ragoÃ»t.