Definition of potjie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpɔɪki//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɔɪki//
    (South African English)
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  1. 1a round pot, usually with three legs, that is made from cast iron and used for cooking food slowly over a fire
  2. 2a meal that is prepared in a pot like this a chicken potjie
  3. Word OriginAfrikaans, literally ‘little pot’.