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chateaubriand

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noun, often capitalized cha·teau·bri·and \(ˌ)sha-ˌtō-brē-ˈäⁿ\

Definition of chateaubriand

  1. :  a large tenderloin steak usually grilled or broiled and served with a sauce (as béarnaise)



Origin and Etymology of chateaubriand

François René de Chateaubriand


First Known Use: 1877


Chateaubriand

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biographical name Cha·teau·bri·and \(ˌ)sha-ˌtō-brē-ˈäⁿ\

Definition of Chateaubriand

  1. Vi*comte play \vē-ˈkōⁿt\ François-Auguste-René de 1768–1848 Fr. author




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