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Nesselrode

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[ nes-uhl-rohd ]
/ ˈnɛs əlˌroʊd /
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noun

Count Karl Robert Karl Vasilyevich, 1780–1862, Russian diplomat and statesman.

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Definition for Nesselrode (2 of 2)

Nesselrode2
[ nes-uhl-rohd ]
/ ˈnɛs əlˌroʊd /

noun

a mixture of preserved fruits, nuts, etc., used as a sauce or in pies, puddings, ice cream, or the like.

Origin of Nesselrode

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First recorded in 1835–45; said to have been invented by chef of Nesselrode
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British Dictionary definitions for Nesselrode (1 of 2)

nesselrode
/ (ˈnɛsəlˌrəʊd) /

noun

a rich frozen pudding, made of chestnuts, eggs, cream, etc
C19: named after Count Karl Robert Nesselrode (1780–1862), Russian diplomat, whose chef invented the dish

British Dictionary definitions for Nesselrode (2 of 2)

Nesselrode
/ (ˈnɛsəlˌrəʊd, Russian nɪsɪlˈrɔdə) /

noun

Count Karl Robert . 1780–1862, Russian diplomat: as foreign minister (1822–56), he negotiated the Treaty of Paris after the Crimean War (1856)
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