blanquette

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French blanquette, from Provençal blanqueto, from Frankish *blank (gleaming, white, blinding) from Proto-Germanic *blankaz (white, bright, blinding), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- (to shine).

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Noun[edit]

blanquette (countable and uncountable, plural blanquettes)

  1. A seafood or meat stew in white sauce.