blanquette

noun blan·quette \ bläⁿ-ˈket \

Definition of blanquette

: a stew of light meat or seafood in a white sauce
  • blanquette of veal
  • blanquette of lobster

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Origin and Etymology of blanquette

French, from Occitan blanqueto, from blanc white, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German blanch white — more at blank


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