Definition of Béarnaise sauce in English:

Béarnaise sauce

Syllabification: Bé·ar·naise sauce
Pronunciation: /ˌberˈnāz ˌsôs
 
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noun

A rich sauce thickened with egg yolks and flavored 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 southwestern France.

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