mornay

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Debated. Perhaps named after Philippe, duc de Mornay (1549–1623), Governor of Saumur and seigneur du Plessis-Marly, writer and diplomat; but Béchamel sauces had not yet been developed in his lifetime.

Adjective[edit]

mornay (not comparable)

  1. (postpositive, sometimes capitalized) Served with a white sauce containing cheese

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