béarnaise sauce

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from French, the feminine of béarnais (the adjective from the Béarn region, using -ais (-ese)) + sauce

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béarnaise sauce (usually uncountable, plural béarnaise sauces)

  1. (cooking) A sauce resembling hollandaise, but sassier, using white wine.

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