Rolled in flour and fried in butter, usually with lemon juice and chopped parsley sprinkled on top. Used of fish.
[French, from (à la) meunière, (in the style of) a miller's wife, from Old French munoiere, feminine of mounier, miller, from Late Latin molīnārius, from molīna, mill; see MILL1.]
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