from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fillet of beef cut from the tenderloin, often bound in bacon or suet for cooking.
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- n. Filet mignon.
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- n. thick steak cut from the beef tenderloin
French : tourner, to turn (from Old French; see turn) + dos, the back (from Latin dorsum).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)