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filet mignon

[fi-ley min-yon, min-yon; French fee-le mee-nyawn] /fɪˈleɪ mɪnˈyɒn, ˈmɪn yɒn; French fi lɛ miˈnyɔ̃/
noun, plural filets mignons
[fi-ley min-yonz, min-yonz; French fee-le mee-nyawn] /fɪˈleɪ mɪnˈyɒnz, ˈmɪn yɒnz; French fi lɛ miˈnyɔ̃/ (Show IPA)
a small, tender round of steak cut from the thick end of a beef tenderloin.
Origin of filet mignon
1905-10; < French: dainty fillet Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for filet-mignon

filet mignon

/ˈfɪleɪ ˈmiːnjɒn/
a small tender boneless cut of beef from the inside of the loin
Word Origin
from French, literally: dainty fillet
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