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

  • n. A sauce made with onions or onion purée.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A béchamel-based sauce containing strained or puréed onions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sauce made of white onions and melted butter mixed with velouté sauce.
  • n. A kind of cravat worn by men in the late 18th century.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cravat of a fashion worn by men toward the close of the eighteenth century.

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

  • n. veloute sauce with sauteed chopped onions and whipping cream


French, after Charles de Rohan, Prince de Soubise (1715-1787), French soldier.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French (Wiktionary)



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