cordon bleu

adjective
cor·​don bleu | \ ˌkȯr-(ˌ)dän-ˈblü How to pronounce cordon bleu (audio) \

Definition of cordon bleu

: stuffed with ham and Swiss cheese chicken cordon bleu

Examples of cordon bleu in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The eatery, from married owners Pilar and Juan Zavala, makes empanadas filled with flavors common (ham, chicken, beef) and not (bacon egg and cheese, spicy chicken cordon bleu). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 11 Aug. 2021 At Mélisse, Scaramuzza is flexing his own perspective with new dishes like a lobster toast and a riff on chicken cordon bleu made with a chicken wing. Andy Wang, Robb Report, 6 Oct. 2021 The eatery, from married owners Pilar and Juan Zavala, makes empanadas filled with flavors common (ham, chicken, beef) and not (bacon egg and cheese, spicy chicken cordon bleu). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 11 Aug. 2021 The eatery, from married owners Pilar and Juan Zavala, makes empanadas filled with flavors common (ham, chicken, beef) and not (bacon egg and cheese, spicy chicken cordon bleu). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 11 Aug. 2021 The eatery, from married owners Pilar and Juan Zavala, makes empanadas filled with flavors common (ham, chicken, beef) and not (bacon egg and cheese, spicy chicken cordon bleu). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 11 Aug. 2021 The eatery, from married owners Pilar and Juan Zavala, makes empanadas filled with flavors common (ham, chicken, beef) and not (bacon egg and cheese, spicy chicken cordon bleu). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 11 Aug. 2021 The eatery, from married owners Pilar and Juan Zavala, makes empanadas filled with flavors common (ham, chicken, beef) and not (bacon egg and cheese, spicy chicken cordon bleu). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 11 Aug. 2021 The recall covers approximately 59,251 pounds' worth of five different stuffed and breaded frozen poultry products, including chicken with broccoli and cheese and cordon bleu-style chicken. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 10 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of cordon bleu

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cordon bleu

after earlier cordon bleu "exceptional cook," borrowed from French, literally, "blue ribbon," referring to the blue ribbon or sash worn by the Chevaliers du Saint-Esprit, the highest order of knighthood under the Bourbon kings

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24 Oct 2021

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“Cordon bleu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cordon%20bleu. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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cordon bleu

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English Language Learners Definition of cordon bleu

: having, showing, or requiring great skill at cooking

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