filet mignon

fi·let mi·gnon
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fi-ley, fil-ey min-yon]
    • /fɪˈleɪ, ˈfɪl eɪ mɪnˈyɒn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fi-ley, fil-ey min-yon]
    • /fɪˈleɪ, ˈfɪl eɪ mɪnˈyɒn/

Definitions of filet mignon words

  • noun plural filet mignon a small, tender round of steak cut from the thick end of a beef tenderloin. 1
  • noun filet mignon cut of beef 1
  • noun filet mignon a small tender boneless cut of beef from the inside of the loin 0
  • noun filet mignon a thick, round cut of lean beef tenderloin broiled, often with a bacon strip wrapped around it 0
  • noun filet mignon A steak cut of beef taken from the tenderloin, or psoas major, of the steer or heifer. 0

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Origin of filet mignon

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
1905-10; < French: dainty fillet

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filet mignon popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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