beurre noisette

noun

beurre noi·​sette ˈbər-nwə-ˈzet How to pronounce beurre noisette (audio)
-nwä-

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from French, literally, "hazelnut-colored butter"

First Known Use

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beurre noisette was circa 1899

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“Beurre noisette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beurre%20noisette. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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