beurre noir

[ bur nwahr; French bœr nwar ]
/ ˈbɜr ˈnwɑr; French bœr ˈnwar /

noun French Cookery.

a sauce of darkly browned butter, sometimes flavored with herbs, vinegar, etc.

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Origin of beurre noir

1855–60; < French: literally, black butter
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