fricandeau

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/.
  1. 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)
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fricandeau

fricando

noun plural -deaus, -deaux or -does (-ˌdəʊz)
  1. a larded and braised veal fillet

Word Origin for fricandeau

C18: from Old French, probably based on fricassee
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