beef Wellington
noun Etymology: probably from the name Wellington Date: 1951 a fillet of beef covered with pâté de foie gras and baked in a casing of pastry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Beef Wellington — Beef Wellington …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Beef Wellington — is a preparation of beef tenderloin coated with pâté (often pâté de foie gras) and duxelles, which is then wrapped in puff pastry and baked.A whole tenderloin may be wrapped and baked, and then sliced for serving, or the tenderloin may be sliced… …   Wikipedia

  • beef Wellington — n. [after WELLINGTON2 1st Duke of] a lightly roasted beef fillet covered with pâté de foie gras, wrapped in pastry, and then baked …   English World dictionary

  • beef Wellington — beef′ Wel′lington n. coo a beef fillet covered with pâté de foie gras, then wrapped in pastry and baked • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • beef Wellington — /bif ˈwɛlɪŋtən/ (say beef welingtuhn) noun a dish consisting of a fillet of beef flavoured usually with pâté de foie gras and encased in pastry. {named in honour of the Duke of Wellington1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • beef Wellington — noun A fillet of beef tenderloin coated with pâté de foie gras and a duxelles of mushrooms, wrapped in puff pastry and baked …   Wiktionary

  • Beef Wellington —    see Beef …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • beef Wellington — noun a dish consisting of beef coated in pâté and wrapped in puff pastry …   English new terms dictionary

  • beef Wellington — noun rare roasted beef tenderloin coated with mushroom paste in puff pastry • Syn: ↑filet de boeuf en croute • Hypernyms: ↑dish …   Useful english dictionary

  • beef Wellington — a steak fillet covered with pâté de foie gras, then wrapped in pastry and baked. [1960 65; the Wellington alluded to is of uncert. identity] * * * …   Universalium

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