blanquette

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noun blan·quette \bläⁿ-ˈket\

Definition of blanquette

  1. :  a stew of light meat or seafood in a white sauce <blanquette of veal> <blanquette of lobster>

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


First Known Use: 1717

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