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n. pl. tour·ne·dos (-dō′, -dōz′)
A fillet of beef cut from the tenderloin, often bound in bacon or suet for cooking.

[French : tourner, to turn (from Old French; see turn) + dos, the back (from Latin dorsum).]


n, pl -dos (-ˌdəʊz)
(Cookery) a thick round steak of beef cut from the fillet or undercut of sirloin
[from French, from tourner to turn + dos back]


(ˈtʊər nɪˌdoʊ, ˌtʊər nɪˈdoʊ)

n., pl. -dos.
a small, thick beef fillet, served with a sauce and garnished.
[1920–25; < French, =tourne(r) to turn + dos back (< Latin dorsum)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tournedos - thick steak cut from the beef tenderlointournedos - thick steak cut from the beef tenderloin
filet, fillet - a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef


[ˈtʊənəˈdəʊ] Nturnedó m, tournedós m


n (Cook) → Tournedos nt
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