Cordon bleu

What is Cordon bleu?

Cordon bleu definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun, plural corA.dons bleus [French kawr-dawn blA?] /French kE?ra??dE?I? E?blA?/.
the sky-blue ribbon worn as a badge by knights of the highest order of French knighthood under the Bourbons.
some similar high distinction.
one entitled to wear the cordon bleu.
any person of great distinction in a specific field, especially a distinguished chef.

adjective
(of a dish made with thin slices of veal, chicken, etc.) interlaid or stuffed with ham and cheese and then sautACed: chicken cordon bleu.

 

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