- 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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- 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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