Tournedos meaning

to͝ornə-dō
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A fillet of beef cut from the tenderloin, often bound in bacon or suet for cooking.
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A small, round beefsteak cut from the tenderloin, often with a strip of bacon, suet, etc. fastened around it before cooking.
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Filet mignon.
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Origin of tournedos

  • French tourner to turn (from Old French turn) dos the back (from Latin dorsum)

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

  • From Wiktionary