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boeuf bourguignon

Line breaks: boeuf bour|gui¦gnon
Pronunciation: /ˌbəːf ˈbɔːɡɪnjɒ̃
 
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Definition of boeuf bourguignon in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A dish consisting of beef braised or stewed in a red wine sauce, to which mushrooms and onions are typically added.
Example sentences
  • When I left university, vaguely aware that things were moving on, I found Elizabeth David and tried to make boeuf bourguignon and daubes without success.
  • Central France is famous for boeuf bourguignon, beef in red wine sauce.
  • Every region in France has its own version of beef stewed in red wine, the most famous being Burgundy's boeuf bourguignon, and the Aude is no exception.

Origin

French, literally 'Burgundy beef'.

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