Definition of filet mignon
filets mignonsplay \ˌfi-(ˌ)lā-mēn-ˈyōⁿz, fi-ˌlā-\
: a thick slice of beef cut from the narrow end of a beef tenderloin
Origin and Etymology of filet mignon
French, literally, dainty fillet
First Known Use: 1835See Words from the same year
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