noi·sette | \nwə-ˈzet, nwä-\

Definition of noisette 

: a small piece of lean meat

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Other types of repeat-flowering roses, such as China, tea, noisette, Bourbon, polyantha, floribunda, landscape and miniature roses, also should be pruned now. Dan Gill,, "How to properly prune roses," 27 Jan. 2018 A lean piece of beef is cooked in a pan of sizzling butter and comes out perfectly tender, served with an indulgent beurre noisette. Christina Liao, Vogue, "Why You Should Head Straight to Lyon the Next Time You’re in France," 21 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of noisette

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for noisette

French, diminutive of nois choice cut of meat, literally, nut, from Old French, from Latin nux — more at nut

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