fricandeau

fricandeau

[frik-uhn-doh, frik-uhn-doh]
noun, plural fricandeaus, fricandeaux [frik-uhn-dohz, frik-uhn-dohz] .
a loin of veal, larded and braised, or roasted.
Also, fricando.


Origin:
1700–10; < French, Middle French, equivalent to fric(asser) to fricassee (with -asser taken as a suffix) + -ande noun suffix (see viand) + -eau diminutive suffix (≪ Latin -ellus; see -elle)

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fricandeau or fricando (ˈfrɪkənˌdəʊ)
 
n , pl -deaus, -deaux, -does
a larded and braised veal fillet
 
[C18: from Old French, probably based on fricassee]
 
fricando or fricando (ˈfrɪkənˌdəʊ, -ˌdəʊz)
 
n
 
[C18: from Old French, probably based on fricassee]

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