butter sauce

noun

Definition of butter sauce

: a sauce made of butter, water or broth, and seasonings, thickened with flour, and used also as a basis for the making of other sauces (such as caper sauce or shrimp sauce) by the addition of special ingredients

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“Butter sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butter%20sauce. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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