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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sauce made with butter, shallots, and vinegar, white wine, or lemon juice.

Etymologies

French : beurre, butter + blanc, white, not browned.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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