Lockdown etymologies: chowder

The American English word chowder refers to a thick fish soup made in New England. It is said (here) to go back to late Latin caldaria ‘cooking pot’. More specifically: Fr. chaudrée, a thick fish soup of the Charentes region (recipe here).



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Laurent Sagart (2020, May 4). Lockdown etymologies: chowder. Sino-Tibetan-Austronesian. Retrieved March 3, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/ukcy

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