Definition of dauphinois in English:

dauphinois

Line breaks: dau¦phin|ois
Pronunciation: /ˌdəʊfɪˈnwʌ
 
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(also dauphinoise /-ˈnwʌz/)

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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