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Definition of eggs Benedict

: a dish of poached eggs and browned ham or Canadian bacon placed on toasted halves of English muffin and covered with hollandaise

First Known Use of eggs Benedict

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eggs Benedict

probably from the name Benedict

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The first known use of eggs Benedict was in 1898

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“Eggs Benedict.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eggs%20Benedict. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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