Definition of béchamel
: a rich white sauce
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Lobster ravioli is utterly lush, the tender pillows stuffed with ample meat and afloat in a bechamel lobster cream sauce enlivened with lemon.
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Origin and Etymology of béchamel
French sauce béchamelle, from Louis de Béchamel †1703 French courtier
First Known Use: 1789
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