au lait

[oh ley; French oh le]

adjective French Cookery.

prepared or served with milk.

Nearby words

  1. au courant,
  2. au fait,
  3. au fond,
  4. au gratin,
  5. au jus,
  6. au naturel,
  7. au pair,
  8. au poivre,
  9. au revoir,
  10. au vol

Origin of au lait

< French: literally, with the milk. See lact-

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British Dictionary definitions for au lait

au lait

adjective

prepared or served with milk

Word Origin for au lait

French, literally: with milk

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