goose liver

гусиная печень

English-Russian dictionary restaurant vocabulary. 2014.

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  • goose liver — noun liver of a goose used as meat • Hypernyms: ↑liver …   Useful english dictionary

  • liver — 1. noun lɪvə(r) a) A large organ in the body that stores and metabolizes nutrients, destroys toxins and produces bile. It is responsible for thousands of biochemical reactions. Steve Jobs is a famous liver transplant recipient. b) This organ, as… …   Wiktionary

  • liver — noun 1 organ in the body ADJECTIVE ▪ diseased, enlarged, fatty ▪ healthy, normal ▪ donor ▪ a nationwide appeal for a donor liver …   Collocations dictionary

  • liver — I liv•er [[t]ˈlɪv ər[/t]] n. 1) anat. a large, reddish brown, glandular organ in vertebrates, located in the upper abdominal cavity and functioning in the secretion of bile and in essential metabolic processes 2) zool. this organ of an animal, as …   From formal English to slang

  • goose parvovirus — a virus of the genus Parvovirus that causes a highly fatal disease of young geese affecting the liver, thyroid, and pancreas …   Medical dictionary

  • Alsatian Goose — The Alsation Goose, or L oie d Alsace, is a breed of goose developed in the Alsace Region of France. This is a small goose breed used primarily to develop fatty livers by forced feeding. Goose selected for this purpose have shorter legs and wider …   Wikipedia

  • Stras|bourg goose — «STRAS burg», a goose that is specially fattened to enlarge its liver for use in making pâté de foie gras. ╂[< Strasbourg, a city in France where these geese are raised] …   Useful english dictionary

  • strasbourg goose — noun Usage: usually capitalized S : a goose fattened so as to enlarge the liver for use in pâté de foie gras …   Useful english dictionary

  • foie gras — goose liver, pate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Foie gras — Pâté de foie gras redirects here. For the story by Isaac Asimov, see Pâté de Foie Gras (short story). Fat liver redirects here. For the medical condition, see Fatty liver. Foie gras with mustard seeds and green onions in duck jus …   Wikipedia

  • Foie gras controversy — The controversial production of foie gras (the liver of a duck or a goose that has been specially fattened) involves force feeding birds more food than they would eat in the wild, and much more than they would voluntarily eat domestically. The… …   Wikipedia


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