a soup or stew containing several kinds of fish and often shellfish, usually combined with olive oil, tomatoes, and saffron.
Contemporary Examples

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Fresh Picks George Mendes September 6, 2010

Historical Examples

The Car That Went Abroad Albert Bigelow Paine
His Masterpiece Emile Zola
Allied Cookery Grace Glergue Harrison and Gertrude Clergue
Soyer’s Culinary Campaign Alexis Soyer
The Feasts of Autolycus Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks Pierre Blot
Castellinaria Henry Festing Jones
Their Majesties as I Knew Them Xavier Paoli

a rich stew or soup of fish and vegetables flavoured with spices, esp saffron


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