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fines herbes

[ feen -erb, urb; French feen -zerb ]
/ ˈfin ˈɛrb, ˈɜrb; French fin ˈzɛrb /
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plural noun Cooking.

a combination of finely chopped herbs, as parsley, chervil, and chives, used for flavoring soups, sauces, omelets, etc., or as a garnish.

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Origin of fines herbes

1840–50; <French: fine herbs
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fines herbes
/ (French finz ɛrb) /

pl n

a mixture of finely chopped herbs, used to flavour omelettes, salads, etc
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