maître d'hôtel

noun maî·tre d'hô·tel \ ˌmā-trə-(ˌ)dō-ˈtel , ˌme- ; ˌmāt-dō- , ˌmet- \

Definition of maître d'hôtel

plural maîtres d'hôtel play \ same \
2 :a sauce of butter, parsley, salt, pepper, and lemon juice called also maître d'hôtel butter

Origin and Etymology of maître d'hôtel

French, literally, master of house


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