béarnaise sauce


bé·ar·naise sauce

noun \ˈbā-är-ˌnāz-, -ər-; ˈber-\

Definition of BÉARNAISE SAUCE

:  a sauce of egg yolks and butter flavored with shallots, wine, vinegar, and seasonings

Origin of BÉARNAISE SAUCE

French béarnaise, feminine of béarnais of Béarn, France
First Known Use: 1869

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