[ too r-ni-doh, too r-ni-doh; French toor-nuh-doh ]
/ ˈtʊər nɪˌdoʊ, ˌtʊər nɪˈdoʊ; French tur nəˈdoʊ /

noun, plural tour·ne·dos [too r-ni-dohz, too r-ni-dohz; French toor-nuh-doh] /ˈtʊər nɪˌdoʊz, ˌtʊər nɪˈdoʊz; French tur nəˈdoʊ/.

small slices of fillet of beef, round and thick, served with a variety of sauces and garnished.


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Origin of tournedos

1920–25; < French, equivalent to tourne(r) to turn + dos (< Latin dorsum back) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for tournedos

/ (ˈtʊənəˌdəʊ) /

noun plural -dos (-ˌdəʊz)

a thick round steak of beef cut from the fillet or undercut of sirloin

Word Origin for tournedos

from French, from tourner to turn + dos back
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