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drawn butter

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Definition of drawn butter in English:

noun

[mass noun] North American
Melted butter.
Example sentences
  • Meanwhile, foodservice operators welcomed the addition of a clarified butter in a five-pound tub, designed for use as drawn butter in seafood restaurants or in confections, pastries and cookies.
  • Choose a Caesar or Morton's Salad, a single-cut Filet Mignon with Bearnaise sauce, a 7-to 8-ounce Australian Lobster Tail with drawn butter, and steamed asparagus, or have the salad, asparagus and two lobster tails.
  • The second rider replies, ‘I smell drawn butter and garlic.’

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