[ bair-see; French ber-see ]

nounFrench Cooking.
  1. a white sauce flavored with white wine, shallots, fish stock, and parsley: usually served with fish.

Origin of Bercy

After Bercy, a district of Paris
  • Also called Bercy sauce .

Words Nearby Bercy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Bercy in a sentence

  • Foulques of Bercy, on his part, surprised at seeing the trouvere suddenly armed, remains for a moment in perplexity.

    The Iron Pincers | Eugne Sue
  • Their site was given up in the latter half of the nineteenth century for the Entrepts de Bercy.

    Historic Paris | Jetta S. Wolff
  • Quai de Bercy, records by its name the bergerie, in old French bercil, here in long-gone days.

    Historic Paris | Jetta S. Wolff
  • Bercy began to suspect the cause of this, and one day he happened upon a discovery.

    In Kings' Byways | Stanley J. Weyman
  • In 1248 Hugo de Bercy notes a change in the construction of compasses, which are now supported on two floats in a glass cup.