Definition of ravigote in English:

ravigote

(also ravigotte)

noun

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’
    • ‘I was equally happy with my grilled rabbit with mustard sauce - with a side order of tête de veau à la sauce ravigotte.’
    • ‘Capers are used in a number of sauces, for example tartare, rémoulade, and ravigote.’

Origin

French, from ravigoter ‘invigorate’.

Pronunciation

ravigote

/ˈravɪɡɒt/