chaudfroid

noun chaud·froid \ (ˈ)shō¦frwä , -ōfrə¦wä \

Definition of chaudfroid

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

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Origin and Etymology of chaudfroid

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


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