- Also called Duplessis-Mornay. Phi·lippe de [fee-leep duh] /fiˈlip də/, Sei·gneur du Ples·sis-Mar·ly [se-nyœr dy ple-see-mar-lee] /sɛˈnyœr dü plɛ si marˈli/, Pope of the Huguenots, 1549–1623, French statesman and Protestant leader.
- (often lowercase) Also called Mornay sauce. a béchamel, or white sauce, containing cheese, especially Parmesan and Gruyère.
Examples from the Web for mornay
Historical Examples of mornay
Mornay had made up his mind to serve forever a king who had saved his country.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times
Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
You will know to-morrow; meanwhile, lie down there on those cushions on my left; here is Mornay snoring already at my right.
Mornay said nothing; he was proud of his pupil, but from time to time he tried to place himself before him.
Mornay, would it not be sweet to leave all this fret and fume, and ride away to the green woods by Coarraze?'A Gentleman of France
Mornay by chance one day entered the cabinet of the king, where his enemies were busy in their cabals.Henry IV, Makers of History
John S. C. Abbott
- (often immediately postpositive) denoting a cheese sauce used in several disheseggs mornay
Word Origin for mornay
- Philippe de (filip də), Seigneur du Plessis-Marly. 1549–1623, French Huguenot leaderAlso: Duplessis-Mornay