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Related to béchamel: Sauce béchamel


(ˈbeɪ ʃəˌmɛl, ˌbeɪ ʃəˈmɛl)

a white sauce, sometimes seasoned with onion and nutmeg.
[1790–1800; after Louis, Marquis de Béchamel (steward of Louis XIV of France), its originator]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bechamel - milk thickened with a butter and flour rouxbechamel - milk thickened with a butter and flour roux
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
blanc - a white sauce of fat, broth, and vegetables (used especially with braised meat)
cheese sauce - white sauce with grated cheese
cream sauce - white sauce made with cream


[ˌbeɪʃəˈmɛl] N (also bechamel sauce) → besamel f