beurre noir

[bur nwahr; French bœr nwar]

noun French Cookery.

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

Nearby words

  1. beur,
  2. beuren syndrome,
  3. beurre blanc,
  4. beurre fondu,
  5. beurre manié,
  6. beurre noisette,
  7. beuthen,
  8. beuys,
  9. beuys, joseph,
  10. bev

Origin of beurre noir

1855–60; < French: literally, black butter

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