or lobster Thermidor
- a dish of cooked lobster meat placed back in the shell with a cream sauce, sprinkled with grated cheese and melted butter, and browned in the oven.
Origin of lobster thermidor
1930–35; allegedly named by Napoleon after the month it was first served to him; see Thermidor
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- a dish of cooked lobster, replaced in its shell with a creamy cheese sauce