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noun
melted butter, clarified and often seasoned with herbs or lemon juice.
a sauce of melted butter, flour, vegetable or fish stock, and lemon juice.
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Origin of drawn butter

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30
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drawn butter

noun
melted butter often with seasonings
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