Nantua sauce


Nan·​tua sauce näⁿ(n)-ˈtwä- How to pronounce Nantua sauce (audio)
: a cream sauce flavored with shellfish (such as lobster)

Word History


Nantua, France

First Known Use

circa 1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Nantua sauce was circa 1961

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Cite this Entry

“Nantua sauce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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