hollandaise sauce

[hol-uh n-deyz, hol-uh n-deyz]

noun

a sauce of egg yolks, butter, lemon juice, and seasonings.

Nearby words

  1. holla,
  2. holland,
  3. holland finish,
  4. holland, parts of,
  5. hollandaise,
  6. hollander,
  7. hollandia,
  8. hollands,
  9. hollenhorst plaques,
  10. holler

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

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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