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fricandeau

or fricando

[frik-uh n-doh, frik-uh n-doh] /ˈfrɪk ənˌdoʊ, ˌfrɪk ənˈdoʊ/
noun, plural fricandeaus, fricandeaux
[frik-uh n-dohz, frik-uh n-dohz] /ˈfrɪk ənˌdoʊz, ˌfrɪk ənˈdoʊz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a loin of veal, larded and braised, or roasted.
Origin of fricandeau
1700-1710
1700-10; < French, Middle French, equivalent to fric(asser) to fricassee (with -asser taken as a suffix) + -ande noun suffix (see viand) + -eau diminutive suffix (≪ Latin -ellus; see -elle)
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fricandeau

/ˈfrɪkənˌdəʊ/
noun (pl) -deaus, -deaux, -does (-ˌdəʊz)
1.
a larded and braised veal fillet
Word Origin
C18: from Old French, probably based on fricassee
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