beef Wellington

noun
beef Wel·​ling·​ton | \ -ˈwe-liŋ-tən How to pronounce beef Wellington (audio) \

Definition of beef Wellington

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

First Known Use of beef Wellington

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for beef Wellington

probably from the name Wellington

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“Beef Wellington.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beef%20Wellington. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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