Cassoulet meaning

kăs'o͝o-lā'
A casserole of white beans, various meats, vegetables, and herbs, slowly simmered or baked in a slow oven.
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A traditional casserole of SW France, consisting of beans slowly baked with various kinds of meat and, often, a leg of confit of duck or goose.
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A rich stew originating in southwest France containing beans and meat.
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Origin of cassoulet

  • French stove dish diminutive of cassolo earthenware vessel from casso from Old Provençal cassa casserole
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Borrowing from French, from Occitan caçolet
    From Wiktionary