Definition of moules marinière in English:

moules marinière

Line breaks: moules ma¦ri|nière
Pronunciation: /ˌmuːl marɪnˈjɛː
 
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(also moules à la marinière)

noun

  • Mussels served in their shells and cooked in a wine and onion sauce.
    More example sentences
    • I did manage 472 pieces of sushi, seven bowls of moules marinière (two of which came up again), and 3.7kg of salmon, (which didn't).
    • We fell upon our potted shrimps and moules marinière with little slurpings, gasps and squeals of delight.
    • My foodie partner-in-crime had moules marinière from the starter menu as a main course.

Origin

French, literally 'mussels in the marine style'.

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