Definition of bordelaise in English:

bordelaise

Syllabification: bor·de·laise
Pronunciation: /bôrdəˈlāz
 
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adjective

Served with a sauce of red wine and onions: [postpositive]: lobster bordelaise
More example sentences
  • What vegetable is the key ingredient in a bordelaise sauce?
  • One afternoon, I enjoyed a decent rendition of huevos rancheros and also a fine example of the old New Orleans dish eggs Hussard, garnished with ham, tomatoes, and a delicious though lethal mixture of bordelaise and hollandaise sauces.
  • The menu, in its black leather holder, begins with Hot Starters, with the first item being Queen Scallops Bordelaise, flambéed in pastis and served with parmesan and oregano crisp and set on a light bordelaise sauce.

Origin

French, from (à la) bordelaise 'Bordeaux-style'.

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