- A dish cooked by stewing.
Etymology: ; was originally a cauldron; from Old French estuve (stove), related to estuver (to heat in steam), which is probably from Greek á (smoke, steam).
- (transitive) To cook (food) by slowly boiling or simmering.
- (transitive) To brew (tea) for too long, so that the flavour becomes too strong.
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