Melba sauce


noun

a clear raspberry sauce, used especially as a dessert topping.

Origin of Melba sauce

First recorded in 1950–55; named after N. Melba

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British Dictionary definitions for melba sauce

Melba sauce

noun

a sweet sauce made from fresh raspberries and served with peach melba, fruit sundaes, etc

Word Origin for Melba sauce

C20: named after Dame Nellie Melba

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