Newburg

[ noo-burg, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu bɜrg, ˈnyu- /

adjective

(of seafood) cooked with a cream sauce containing sherry: lobster Newburg.

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Origin of Newburg

1900–05, Americanism; after Newburgh, a fishing village in Scotland
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Newburg
/ (ˈnjuːbɜːɡ) /

adjective

(immediately postpositive) (of shellfish, esp lobster) cooked in a rich sauce of butter, cream, sherry, and egg yolks

Word Origin for Newburg

of unknown origin
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