chaudfroid

noun

chaud·​froid
(ˈ)shō¦frwä,
-ōfrə¦wä
plural -s
1
: a jellied sauce (as a white or brown sauce fortified with gelatin) used as a garnish especially for meat or fish
2
: food (as meat or fish) covered with a chaudfroid sauce usually molded into shapes after cooking, and served cold

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, hot-cold, from chaud hot (from Latin calidus) + froid cold, from Latin frigidus

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“Chaudfroid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chaudfroid. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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