hollandaise sauce


variants or less commonly hollandaise
plural -s
: sauce made of butter, yolks of eggs, and lemon juice or vinegar

Word History


partial translation of French sauce hollandaise, literally, Dutch sauce, from sauce + hollandaise, feminine of hollandais Dutch, from Hollande Holland, country in northwestern Europe

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“Hollandaise sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hollandaise%20sauce. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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