philippe de, s. du plessis marly mornay

Mornay

[mawr-ney for 1; mawr-ney for 2]
noun
1.
Also called Duplessis-Mornay. Philippe de [fee-leep duh] , Seigneur du Plessis-Marly [se-nyœr dy ple-see-mar-lee] , ("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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mornay (ˈmɔːneɪ)
 
adj
(often immediately postpositive) denoting a cheese sauce used in several dishes: eggs mornay
 
[perhaps named after Philippe de Mornay, Seigneur du Plessis-Marly (1549--1623), French Huguenot leader]

Mornay (French mɔrnɛ)
 
n
Also: Duplessis-Mornay Philippe de (filip də), Seigneur du Plessis-Marly. 1549--1623, French Huguenot leader

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