meunière

adjective
meu·​nière | \ (ˌ)mərn-ˈyer How to pronounce meunière (audio) , (ˌ)mən-, mœn- \

Definition of meunière

: rolled lightly in flour and sautéed in butter sole meunière

First Known Use of meunière

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for meunière

French (à la) meunière, literally, in the manner of a miller's wife

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“Meunière.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meuni%C3%A8re. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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