Meaning of Châteaubriand

Châ•teau•bri•and

Pronunciation: (shä-tō-brē-än' Eng. sha-tō&secbrē-än'), [key]
  1. 1768–1848, French author and statesman.
  2. (l.c.) a thick slice of tenderloin, broiled and served with potatoes and a sauce, often a béarnaise sauce.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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