meunière

adjective

meu·​nière (ˌ)mərn-ˈyer How to pronounce meunière (audio)
(ˌ)mən-,
mœn-
: rolled lightly in flour and sautéed in butter
sole meunière

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of meunière was in 1903

Dictionary Entries Near meunière

Cite this Entry

“Meunière.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meuni%C3%A8re. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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