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[mass noun] A mixture of chopped chervil, chives, tarragon, and shallots, used in cooking to give piquancy to a sauce or as a base for a herb butter.[as modifier] ‘oysters marinated with a little sauce ravigote’
- ‘Capers are used in a number of sauces, for example tartare, rémoulade, and ravigote.’
- ‘I was equally happy with my grilled rabbit with mustard sauce - with a side order of tête de veau à la sauce ravigotte.’
French, from ravigoter invigorate.
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