[French kawr-dawn blœ] /French kɔr dɔ̃ ˈblœ/
noun, plural cordons bleus
[French kawr-dawn blœ] /French kɔr dɔ̃ ˈblœ/ (Show IPA)
the sky-blue ribbon worn as a badge by knights of the highest order of French knighthood under the Bourbons.
some similar high distinction.
one entitled to wear the cordon bleu.
any person of great distinction in a specific field, especially a distinguished chef.
(of a dish made with thin slices of veal, chicken, etc.) interlaid or stuffed with ham and cheese and then sautéed:
chicken cordon bleu.
/French kɔrdɔ̃ blø/
any very high distinction
of or denoting food prepared to a very high standard
[kawr-dn] /ˈkɔr dn/ noun 1. a line of police, sentinels, military posts, warships, etc., enclosing or guarding an area. 2. a cord or braid worn for ornament or as a fastening. 3. a ribbon worn usually diagonally across the breast as a badge of a knightly or honorary order. 4. Fortification. 5. Architecture. 6. a […]
[kawr-dn-et, -dn-ey] /ˌkɔr dnˈɛt, -dnˈeɪ/ noun 1. a thread, cord, or yarn used to outline a lace motif, form fringes, edge decorative braid, etc.
[French kawr-dawn sa-nee-ter] /French kɔr dɔ̃ sa niˈtɛr/ noun, plural cordons sanitaires [French kawr-dawn sa-nee-ter] /French kɔr dɔ̃ sæ niˈtɛr/ (Show IPA) 1. a line around a quarantined area guarded to prevent the spread of a disease by restricting passage into or out of the area. 2. a group of neighboring, generally neutral states forming […]
cordopexy cor·do·pex·y (kôr’də-pěk’sē) n. The surgical fixation of a cord, as of one or both vocal cords for the relief of laryngeal stenosis.