Definition of meunière in US English:

meunière

adjective

  • usually postpositive (especially of fish) cooked or served in lightly browned butter with lemon juice and parsley.

    ‘sole meunière’
    • ‘The menu, so classic as to boast sole meunière and beef Rossini, makes you wonder where the challenge is for a man of Rachou's gifts.’
    • ‘In fact, the few times the kitchen stumbles are with dishes like Dover-sole meunière or salmon pavé, which are reminiscent of the old Le Cirque.’
    • ‘Brittany is known for its seafood; hence, Yann's menu has many seafood dishes such as scallops, trout with almonds, sole meunière, tiger prawns and the assiette pêcheur (fisherman's platter).’

Origin

From French (à la) meunière ‘(in the manner of) a miller's wife’.

Pronunciation

meunière

/ˌmənˈyer/