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Being or served with a white sauce flavored with grated cheese and seasonings: eggs Mornay.

[Perhaps after Philippe de Mornay.]
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(Cookery) (often immediately postpositive) denoting a cheese sauce used in several dishes: eggs mornay.
[perhaps named after Philippe de Mornay, Seigneur du Plessis-Marly (1549–1623), French Huguenot leader]


(French mɔrnɛ)
(Biography) Philippe de (filip də), Seigneur du Plessis-Marly. 1549–1623, French Huguenot leader. Also: Duplessis-Mornay
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1. Also called Duplessis-Mornay. Philippe de ( “Pope of the Huguenots” ), 1549–1623, French statesman and Protestant leader.
2. (often l.c.) Also called Mornay′ sauce`. a béchamel, or white sauce, containing cheese, esp. Parmesan and Gruyère.
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adj mornay sauceMornay- or Käsesoße f; cauliflower/eggs mornayBlumenkohl/hart gekochte Eier in Käsesoße
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