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CHATEAUBRIAND

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Chateaubriand mean? 

CHATEAUBRIAND (noun)
  The noun CHATEAUBRIAND has 2 senses:

1. French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)
2. a very thick center cut of beef tenderloin

  Familiarity information: CHATEAUBRIAND used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHATEAUBRIAND (noun)


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Meaning:

French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Chateaubriand; Francois Rene Chateaubriand; Vicomte de Chateaubriand

Instance hypernyms:

national leader; solon; statesman (a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs)

author; writer (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))


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Meaning:

A very thick center cut of beef tenderloin

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("Chateaubriand" is a kind of...):

filet; fillet (a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef)


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