or fric·an·do

[frik-uh n-doh, frik-uh n-doh]

noun, plural fric·an·deaus, fric·an·deaux [frik-uh n-dohz, frik-uh n-dohz] /ˈfrɪk ənˌdoʊz, ˌfrɪk ənˈdoʊz/.

a loin of veal, larded and braised, or roasted.

Origin of fricandeau

1700–10; < French, Middle French, equivalent to fric(asser) to fricassee (with -asser taken as a suffix) + -ande noun suffix (see viand) + -eau diminutive suffix (≪ Latin -ellus; see -elle) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -deaus, -deaux or -does (-ˌdəʊz)

a larded and braised veal fillet

Word Origin for fricandeau

C18: from Old French, probably based on fricassee
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