Definition of ravigote in English:


Line breaks: ravi|gote
Pronunciation: /ˈravɪɡɒt
(also ravigotte)


[mass noun]
A mixture of chopped chervil, chives, tarragon, and shallots, used in cookery to give piquancy to a sauce or as a base for a herb butter: [as modifier]: oysters marinated with a little sauce ravigote
More example sentences
  • Capers are used in a number of sauces, for example tartare, rémoulade, and ravigote.
  • I was equally happy with my grilled rabbit with mustard sauce - with a side order of tête de veau à la sauce ravigotte.


French, from ravigoter 'invigorate'.

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