Definition of Mirepoix

1. Noun. A combination of diced onions, carrots, celery and herbs sautéed in oil or butter as used in French cooking. ¹



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Definition of Mirepoix

1. a sauteed mixture of diced vegetables [n MIREPOIX]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mirepoix

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mirages
mirandize
mirandized
mirandizes
mirandizing
mirapinnid
mirapinnids
mirasol
mirative
mirativity
mirbane
mirbanes
mire
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mirepoix (current term)
mires
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mirexes
mirid
mirid bug
mirids
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miriest
mirific
mirifical
mirificent
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miriness
mirinesses

Literary usage of Mirepoix

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"mirepoix was severely judged by his contemporaries, even in France, and there was for a moment some thought of reinforcing him by a colleague. ..."

2. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole, Peter Cunningham (1891)
"Madame, vous n'avez pas tant de rouge aujourd'hui: la premiere fois que vous etes venue ici, vous aviez uno quantite horrible." This the mirepoix herself ..."

3. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole (1857)
"Madame, vous n'avez pas tant de rouge aujourd'hui : la première fois que vous êtes venue ici, vous aviez une quantité horrible." This the mirepoix herself ..."

4. Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever (1830)
"Conversation of the marechale de mirepoix with the comtess* du Barri on court friendship—Intrigues of madame de Beam—Preconcerted meeting with madame de ..."

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