normande sauce

noun

nor·​mande sauce
(ˈ)nȯr¦mänd-
variants or normandy sauce
ˈnȯ(r)məndē-
often capitalized N
: a white sauce made of fish stock, flavored with wine, and enriched with cream and yolks of eggs

Word History

Etymology

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 30 May. 2024.

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