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Mornay

[mawr-ney for 1; mawr-ney for 2] /mɔrˈneɪ for 1; mɔrˈneɪ for 2/
noun
1.
Also called Duplessis-Mornay. Philippe de
[fee-leep duh] /fiˈlip də/ (Show IPA),
Seigneur du Plessis-Marly
[se-nyœr dy ple-see-mar-lee] /sɛˈnyœr dü plɛ si marˈli/ (Show IPA),
("Pope of the Huguenots") 1549–1623, French statesman and Protestant leader.
2.
(often lowercase). Also called Mornay sauce. a béchamel, or white sauce, containing cheese, especially Parmesan and Gruyère.
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British Dictionary definitions for p de, seigneur du plessis-marly mornay

mornay

/ˈmɔːneɪ/
adjective
1.
(often immediately postpositive) denoting a cheese sauce used in several dishes: eggs mornay
Word Origin
perhaps named after Philippe de Mornay, Seigneur du Plessis-Marly (1549–1623), French Huguenot leader

Mornay

/French mɔrnɛ/
noun
1.
Philippe de (filip də), Seigneur du Plessis-Marly. 1549–1623, French Huguenot leader Also Duplessis-Mornay
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