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  • n. Alternative spelling of béchamel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rich, white sauce, prepared with butter and cream.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In cookery, a white sauce of elaborate composition, named from its inventor, Louis de Béchamel or Béchameil, marquis of Nointel, steward to Louis XIV.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. milk thickened with a butter and flour roux

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