Definition of beef Wellington in English:

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beef Wellington

noun

A dish of beef, typically coated in pâté de foie gras, wrapped in puff pastry, and baked.
Example sentences
  • We served these leeks with beef Wellington, but they would be a lovely complement to any roasted meat.
  • Yes, my main course beef Wellington was really quite horrible - soggy pastry, overcooked meat - and the vegetables with them watery and inedible.
  • Plates of beef Wellington with a Madeira and truffle sauce went past by the dozen to the fatboys at the other tables and looked marvellous: tight, pink meat, snugly ballotined in golden pastry.

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Syllabification: beef Wel·ling·ton

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