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Bordelaise

[ bawr-dl-eyz; French bawr-duh-lez ]
/ ˌbɔr dlˈeɪz; French bɔr dəˈlɛz /
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noun
a brown sauce flavored with red wine and shallots and garnished with poached marrow and parsley.
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Also called Bordelaise sauce .

Origin of Bordelaise

<French, feminine of bordelais of Bordeaux, equivalent to Bordel- Bordeaux + -ais-ese
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British Dictionary definitions for Bordelaise

Bordelaise
/ (ˌbɔːdəˈleɪz, French bɔrdəlɛz) /

adjective
cookery denoting a brown sauce flavoured with red wine and sometimes mushrooms

Word Origin for Bordelaise

French: of Bordeaux
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