tournedos

noun
tour·​ne·​dos | \ ˌtu̇r-nə-ˈdō How to pronounce tournedos (audio) \
plural tournedos\ ˌtu̇r-​nə-​ˈdō(z) How to pronounce tournedos (audio) \

Definition of tournedos

: a small fillet of beef usually cut from the tip of the tenderloin

Examples of tournedos in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dark tournedos of Australian Wagyu beef, cooked rare on a Yakitori grill, sit atop crimson puddles of red pepper and shallot vinegar ($32). Michael Mayo, sun-sentinel.com, 18 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of tournedos

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tournedos

French, from tourner to turn + dos back

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“Tournedos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tournedos. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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