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hollandaise sauce

[ hol-uhn-deyz, hol-uhn-deyz ]
/ ˈhɒl ənˌdeɪz, ˌhɒl ənˈdeɪz /
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noun
a sauce of egg yolks, butter, lemon juice, and seasonings.
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Origin of hollandaise sauce

First recorded in 1905–10, hollandaise sauce is from French sauce hollandaise “Dutch sauce”

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British Dictionary definitions for hollandaise sauce

hollandaise sauce
/ (ˌhɒlənˈdeɪz, ˈhɒlənˌdeɪz) /

noun
a rich sauce of egg yolks, butter, vinegar, etc, served esp with fish

Word Origin for hollandaise sauce

C19: from French sauce hollandaise Dutch sauce
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