Definitions for béchamelˈbeɪ ʃəˌmɛl, ˌbeɪ ʃəˈmɛl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bé•cha•melˈbeɪ ʃəˌmɛl, ˌbeɪ ʃəˈmɛl(n.)

  1. a white sauce, sometimes seasoned with onion and nutmeg.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of béchamel:

1790–1800; after Louis, Marquis de Béchamel (steward of Louis XIV of France), its originator

Princeton's WordNet

  1. white sauce, bechamel sauce, bechamel(noun)

    milk thickened with a butter and flour roux

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bechamel(noun)

    a rich, white sauce, prepared with butter and cream

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