melba sauce


Definition of melba sauce

  1. :  sauce made essentially of raspberries and sugar and served often with ice cream or whipped cream on fruit — compare pêche melba

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Origin and Etymology of melba sauce

after Nellie Melba

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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