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1A Burgundian woman or girl.
2Attributive and (especially) as postpositive (also in à la bourguignonne). Designating dishes prepared in a style considered characteristic of the traditional cooking of Burgundy; especially = Bourguignon.
Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From French bourguignonne, feminine form corresponding to bourguignon.
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