figaro sauce

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

Definition of figaro sauce

  1. :  hollandaise sauce with tomato puree added

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Origin and Etymology of 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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