Definition of dauphinois in English:

dauphinois

Syllabification: dau·phi·nois
Pronunciation: /ˌdôfinˈwä
 
/
(also dauphinoise /-ˈwäz/)

adjective

(Of potatoes or other vegetables) sliced and cooked in milk, typically with a topping of cheese.
More example sentences
  • My venison fillet could have been cut with a butter knife, although the dauphinoise potatoes were a little short on garlic.
  • Mother had the roasted sirloin of beef with gratin dauphinoise, courgettes, sautéed beans and Yorkshire pudding for €48.
  • The dauphinoise potatoes were so bland it hurt.

Origin

French, 'from the province of Dauphiné'.

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