white sauce

noun
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of white sauce

:a sauce consisting essentially of a roux with milk, cream, or stock and seasoning

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First Known Use of white sauce

1723


WHITE SAUCE Defined for English Language Learners

white sauce

noun

Definition of white sauce for English Language Learners

  • : a light-colored sauce that is made with milk, cream, or broth and that is thickened with flour


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