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black butter

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  1. beurre noir.

Origin of black butter

First recorded in 1800–10
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Examples from the Web for black butter

Historical Examples

  • Boil for half an hour, drain, carefully remove all herbs from the brains, and serve with a black-butter sauce.

    French Dishes for American Tables

    Pierre Caron