Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small, round, very choice cut of beef from the loin.

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  • noun A steak cut of beef taken from the tenderloin, or psoas major, of the steer or heifer.

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  • noun small steak cut from the thick end of a beef tenderloin

Etymologies

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

[French : filet, fillet + mignon, dainty.]

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From French filet mignon

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