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white sauce

noun
  1. a sauce made of butter, flour, seasonings, and milk or sometimes chicken or veal stock; béchamel.
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Origin of white sauce

First recorded in 1715–25
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British Dictionary definitions for white sauce

white sauce

noun
  1. a thick sauce made from flour, butter, seasonings, and milk or stock
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