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cor·don bleu

 (kôr′dôN blœ′)
n. pl. cor·dons bleus (kôr′dôN blœ′)
A person highly distinguished in a field, especially a master chef.
adj.
Stuffed with cheese and ham or bacon, breaded, and fried: chicken cordon bleu.

[French : cordon, ribbon + bleu, blue.]

cordon bleu

(French kɔrdɔ̃ blø)
n
1. (Historical Terms) French history
a. the sky-blue ribbon worn by members of the highest order of knighthood under the Bourbon monarchy
b. a knight entitled to wear the cordon bleu
2. any very high distinction
adj
(Cookery) of or denoting food prepared to a very high standard
[French, literally: blue ribbon]

cor•don bleu

(Fr. kɔr dɔ̃ ˈblœ)
n., pl. cor•dons bleus (Fr. kɔr dɔ̃ ˈblœ)
adj. n.
1. the sky-blue ribbon worn as a badge by knights of the highest order of French knighthood under the Bourbons.
2. some similar high distinction.
3. a distinguished chef.
adj.
4. of or pertaining to gourmet cookery.
[1720–30; < French: literally, blue ribbon]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cordon bleu - a chef famous for his great skill
chef - a professional cook
2.cordon bleu - an honor or award gained for excellence
badge - an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.); "they checked everyone's badge before letting them in"
Translations

cordon bleu

[ˌkɔːdɔ̃nˈblɜː]
A. Ncordón m azul (Culin) → cocinero/a m/f de primera clase
B. CPDde primera clase

cordon bleu

n (Cook, = award) → Meisterkochdiplom nt; (= chef, cook)Meisterkoch m, → Meisterköchin f
adj cookvorzüglich; recipe, dish, mealdelikat, exquisit; she’s taking a cordon bleu cookery coursesie macht einen Kochkurs für die feine Küche (mit)