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tr.v. flam·béed, flam·bé·ing, flam·bés
To drench with a liquor, such as brandy, and ignite: flambéed the steak at the table.
Served flaming in ignited liquor: steak flambé.
[From French, past participle of flamber, to flame, from Old French, from flambe, flame; see flame.]
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flambé(ˈflɑːmbeɪ; ˈflæm-; French flɑ̃be) or
(Cookery) (of food, such as steak or pancakes) served in flaming brandy
vb, -béing, -béeing, -béd or -béed
(Cookery) (tr) to pour brandy over (food) and ignite it
[French, past participle of flamber to flame]
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1. (of food) served in flaming liquor.v.t.
2. to pour liquor over and ignite.
[1885–90; < French, past participle of flamber to flame. See flambeau]
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Past participle: flambéed
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|Verb||1.||flambe - pour liquor over and ignite (a dish)|
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A. ADJ → flam(b)eado
B. VT → flam(b)ear
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