Beef Wellington Definition

noun
A fillet of beef covered with pâté de foie gras, encased in pastry, and baked.
American Heritage
A lightly roasted beef fillet covered with pâté de foie gras, wrapped in pastry, and then baked.
Webster's New World

A fillet of beef tenderloin coated with pâté de foie gras and a duxelles of mushrooms, wrapped in puff pastry and baked.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • filet de boeuf en croute
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Other Word Forms of Beef Wellington

Noun

Singular:
beef Wellington
Plural:
beef-wellingtons

Origin of Beef Wellington

  • Probably from the name Wellington

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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