à la meunière


: dusted lightly with flour and sautéed in butter
sole á la meunière

Word History


borrowed from French, literally, "in the manner of a miller's wife"

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of à la meunière was in 1846

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“à la meunière.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%C3%A0%20la%20meuni%C3%A8re. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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