[ ber-neyz, bey-er-; French bey-ar-nez ]
/ bɛrˈneɪz, ˌbeɪ ər-; French beɪ arˈnɛz /
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(sometimes lowercase) a sauce of egg yolks, shallots, tarragon, butter, vinegar, and sometimes white wine and chopped chervil.
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Also called Béarnaise sauce .
Origin of Béarnaise
<French, equivalent to Béarn district in SW France + -aise, feminine of -ais-ese
Words nearby Béarnaise
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How to use Béarnaise in a sentence
"Poulet chasseur, filets mignons sauce bearnaise," the man suggested.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for Béarnaise
/ (ˌbeɪəˈneɪz) /
a rich sauce made from egg yolks, lemon juice or wine vinegar, butter, shallots, herbs, and seasoning
Word Origin for Béarnaise
C19: French, from Béarn in SW France
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