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n. - Veloute sauce seasoned with herbs and shallots and capers.

Usage examples (15)
  • A plate of chilled seafood was startlingly fresh, with little crescents of Louisiana shrimp and beautifully sweet crabmeat in ravigote sauce, the Tabasco-spiked...
  • The very derivation of the word "ravigote," from the French verb RAVIGOTER, to cheer or strengthen, shows that certain exhilarating virtues are ascribed to these herbs.
  • "ravigote"; and by this term is meant a collection of four herbs, namely -- burnet, chervil, chives, and tarragon.
  • These leaves, when blanched, are sprinkled over the latter; but in addition burnet enters into the composition of ravigote butter, and helps to form green mayonnaise. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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