croque-monsieur

(redirected from Croque-madame)

croque-mon·sieur

or croque mon·sieur  (krōk′mə-syœ′)
n.
A buttery sandwich of ham, cheese, and sometimes béchamel sauce, that is often dipped in egg before it is grilled.

[French : croquer, to crunch, bite (from Old French *to strike, break, of imitative origin) + monsieur, mister; see Monsieur.]