Nantua sauce

noun
Nan·​tua sauce | \ näⁿ(n)-ˈtwä- How to pronounce Nantua sauce (audio) \

Definition of Nantua sauce

: a cream sauce flavored with shellfish (such as lobster)

First Known Use of Nantua sauce

circa 1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Nantua sauce

Nantua, France

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“Nantua sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nantua%20sauce. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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