Definition of eggs Benedict in English:

eggs Benedict

Syllabification: eggs Ben·e·dict

noun

A dish consisting of poached eggs and sliced ham on toasted English muffins, covered with hollandaise sauce.
More example sentences
  • I like men who eat properly, who like their steak bloody, their eggs Benedict runny.
  • Traditional breakfast fare, such as bacon, sausage and eggs Benedict, is made in advance and kept in warming trays.
  • On Christmas morning she'll be at her daughter's, tucking into a brunch of eggs Benedict, bacon, sausages and waffles.

Origin

late 19th century: of uncertain origin.

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