beef Wellington

noun beef Wel·ling·ton \ -ˈwe-liŋ-tən \

Definition of beef Wellington

:a fillet of beef covered with pâté de foie gras and baked in a casing of pastry

Origin and Etymology of beef wellington

probably from the name Wellington


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