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Mornay

[ mawr-ney for 1; mawr-ney for 2 ]
/ mɔrˈneɪ for 1; mɔrˈneɪ for 2 /
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noun
Also called Duplessis-Mornay. Phi·lippe de [fee-leepduh], /fiˈlip də/, Sei·gneur du Ples·sis-Mar·ly [se-nyœrdyple-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.
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British Dictionary definitions for Mornay (1 of 2)

mornay
/ (ˈmɔːneɪ) /

adjective
(often immediately postpositive) denoting a cheese sauce used in several disheseggs mornay

Word Origin for mornay

perhaps named after Philippe de Mornay, Seigneur du Plessis-Marly (1549–1623), French Huguenot leader

British Dictionary definitions for Mornay (2 of 2)

Mornay
/ (French mɔrnɛ) /

noun
Philippe de (filip də), Seigneur du Plessis-Marly. 1549–1623, French Huguenot leaderAlso: Duplessis-Mornay
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