Definitions for cordon bleuFr. kɔr dɔ̃ ˈblœ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cor•don bleuFr. kɔr dɔ̃ ˈblœ(n.; adj.)(pl.)cor•dons bleus

  1. (n.)the sky-blue ribbon worn as a badge by knights of the highest order of French knighthood under the Bourbons.

    Category: Western History

  2. some similar high distinction.

  3. a distinguished chef.

  4. (adj.)of or pertaining to gourmet cookery.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of cordon bleu:

1720–30; < F: lit., blue ribbon

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cordon bleu(noun)

    a chef famous for his great skill

  2. blue ribbon, cordon bleu(noun)

    an honor or award gained for excellence


  1. cordon bleu(Noun)

    A skillful chef.

  2. cordon bleu(Noun)

    An award given to such chefs.

  3. cordon bleu(Noun)

    Thin slices of veal, ham and cheese breaded and sautu00E9ed; somewhat like a wiener schnitzel, or Viennese cutlet.

  4. Origin: "blue ribbon"


  1. Cordon Bleu

    Cordon Bleu is the third album by the Dutch symphonic rock group Solution. It was released in 1975 on Elton John's label Rocket Records.


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