Bordelaise

noun

Bor·​de·​laise
¦bȯr-də-¦lāz
variants or less commonly Bordelaise sauce
plural -s
: a brown sauce flavored with Bordeaux wine

Word History

Etymology

French bordelaise, feminine of bordelais of Bordeaux, from Bordeaux

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bordelaise was in 1902

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“Bordelaise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bordelaise. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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