Véronique

adjective

Vé·​ro·​nique ˌvā-rȯ-ˈnēk How to pronounce Véronique (audio)
variants or less commonly Veronique
: prepared or garnished with usually white seedless grapes
sole Véronique

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from French, originally in filets de sole Véronique, allegedly after the operetta Véronique by André Messager that premiered in Paris in 1898 and London in 1904

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Véronique was in 1907

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Cite this Entry

“Véronique.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/V%C3%A9ronique. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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