lobster thermidor

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lobster ther·mi·dor

A dish consisting of cooked lobster meat mixed with a cream sauce, put into a lobster shell, sprinkled with cheese, and browned.

[After French Thermidor, the 11th month of the calendar used during the French Revolution : Greek thermē, heat; see therm + Greek dōron, gift; see dō- in Indo-European roots.]

lobster thermidor

(Cookery) a dish of cooked lobster, replaced in its shell with a creamy cheese sauce

lob′ster ther′midor

(or Ther′midor),

a dish of cooked lobster meat placed back in the shell with a cream sauce, sprinkled with grated cheese, and browned in the oven.
[1930–35; after Thermidor, the 11th month in the French Revolutionary calendar]
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Noun1.lobster thermidor - diced lobster mixed with Mornay sauce placed back in the shell and sprinkled with grated cheese and browned
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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