Bor·​de·​laise | \ ¦bȯr-də-¦lāz \
variants: or less commonly Bordelaise sauce
plural -s

Definition of Bordelaise

: a brown sauce flavored with Bordeaux wine

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First Known Use of Bordelaise

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bordelaise

French bordelaise, feminine of bordelais of Bordeaux, from Bordeaux

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“Bordelaise.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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