figaro sauce

noun
figa·​ro sauce | \ ˈfig|əˌrō-, ˈfēg| \

Definition of figaro sauce

: hollandaise sauce with tomato puree added

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History and Etymology for figaro sauce

probably after Figaro, the hero of Le Barbier de Séville (1775) and Le Mariage de Figaro (1784), comedies by P. A. Caron de Beaumarchais †1799 French playwright

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“Figaro sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/figaro%20sauce. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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