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beurre noir

beurre noir

noun \-ˈnwär\

Definition of BEURRE NOIR

:  butter heated until brown or black and often flavored with vinegar or lemon juice

Origin of BEURRE NOIR

French, literally, black butter
First Known Use: 1830

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