Definition of Béarnaise sauce in English:

Béarnaise sauce

Line breaks: Béarn|aise sauce
Pronunciation: /ˌbeɪəˈneɪz
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A rich sauce thickened with egg yolks and flavoured with tarragon.
    More example sentences
    • It is a constituent of fines herbes, and is often used with tarragon, in Béarnaise sauce, for instance.
    • I grew up on steak, chips, Béarnaise sauce and garlic mushrooms served at steak-houses.
    • It's like slathering a Big Mac with Béarnaise sauce and pretending it's filet mignon.

Origin

Béarnaise, feminine of French béarnais 'of Béarn', a region of SW France.

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