Châteaubriand

[ shah-toh-bree-ahn; English sha-toh-bree-ahn ]
/ ʃɑ toʊ briˈɑ̃; English ʃæˌtoʊ briˈɑ̃ /

noun

Fran·çois Re·né [frahn-swa ruh-ney], /frɑ̃ˈswa rəˈneɪ/, Vicomte de, 1768–1848, French author and statesman.
(lowercase) a thick slice of tenderloin, broiled and served with potatoes and a sauce, often a béarnaise sauce.

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Origin of Châteaubriand

First recorded in 1875–80 for def. 2
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British Dictionary definitions for Châteaubriand

Chateaubriand
/ (French ʃɑtobrijɑ̃) /

noun

François René (frɑ̃swa rəne), Vicomte de Chateaubriand. 1768–1848, French writer and statesman: a precursor of the romantic movement in France; his works include Le Génie du Christianisme (1802) and Mémoires d'outre-tombe (1849–50)
a thick steak cut from the fillet of beef
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