normande sauce

noun, often capitalized N
nor·​mande sauce | \ (ˈ)nȯr¦mänd- \
variants: or normandy sauce \ ˈnȯ(r)məndē-​ \

Definition of normande sauce

: a white sauce made of fish stock, flavored with wine, and enriched with cream and yolks of eggs

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History and Etymology for normande sauce

normande sauce from French normande (in sauce normande normande sauce) (feminine of normand, adjective, Norman, from Normand, noun, Norman, from Old French Normant) + English sauce; normandy sauce from Normandy, region of northwest France + English sauce

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“Normande sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/normande%20sauce. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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