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filet mignon

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noun fi·let mi·gnon \ˌfi-(ˌ)lā-mēn-ˈyōⁿ, fi-ˌlā-\

Definition of filet mignon

plural

filets mignons

play \ˌfi-(ˌ)lā-mēn-ˈyōⁿz, fi-ˌlā-\
  1. :  a thick slice of beef cut from the narrow end of a beef tenderloin



Origin and Etymology of filet mignon

French, literally, dainty fillet


First Known Use: 1835


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