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hollandaise sauce

[hol-uh n-deyz, hol-uh n-deyz]
noun
  1. 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 the French word sauce hollandaise Dutch sauce
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British Dictionary definitions for hollandaise sauce

hollandaise sauce

noun
  1. a rich sauce of egg yolks, butter, vinegar, etc, served esp with fish
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Word Origin for hollandaise sauce

C19: from French sauce hollandaise Dutch sauce
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