mignon

noun
mi·​gnon | \ mēn-ˈyōⁿ How to pronounce mignon (audio) , min-ˈyȯn How to pronounce mignon (audio) \
plural mignons

Definition of mignon

: filet mignon Next came tender mignons of veal with pears; fillet of duck topped with a refreshing orange rind garnish … And we even made room for homemade chocolate.— Alice Rubinstein Gochman … you can match your mignons … with a glass of Château Pichon-Longueville-Lalande 1981.— Harvey Steiman

First Known Use of mignon

circa 1919, in the meaning defined above

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