matelote, n. [F. matelote, fr. matelot a sailor; properly, a dish such as a sailors prepare.].
A stew, commonly of fish, flavored with wine, and served with a wine sauce containing onions, mushrooms, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
An old dance of sailors, in double time, and somewhat like a hornpipe. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]