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Bordelais

[bawr-dl-ey; French bawr-duh-le] /ˌbɔr dlˈeɪ; French bɔr dəˈlɛ/
noun
1.
a wine-growing region in SW France, in Gironde.

Bordelaise

[bawr-dl-eyz; French bawr-duh-lez] /ˌbɔr dlˈeɪz; French bɔr dəˈlɛz/
noun
1.
a brown sauce flavored with red wine and shallots and garnished with poached marrow and parsley.
Also called Bordelaise sauce.
Origin of Bordelaise
< French, feminine of bordelais of Bordeaux, equivalent to Bordel- Bordeaux + -ais -ese
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Bordelaise

/ˌbɔːdəˈleɪz; French bɔrdəlɛz/
adjective
1.
(cookery) denoting a brown sauce flavoured with red wine and sometimes mushrooms
Word Origin
French: of Bordeaux
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