[ egz-ben-i-dikt ]
/ ˈɛgz ˈbɛn ɪ dɪkt /
noun (sometimes lowercase)
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Origin of eggs Benedict
First recorded in 1925–30; allegedly after a patron of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, for whom the dish was first made (in some accounts, by Oscar Tschirky (1866–1950), the hotel's maître d')
Words nearby eggs Benedict
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British Dictionary definitions for eggs Benedict
a dish consisting of toast, covered with a slice of ham, poached egg, and hollandaise sauce
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