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Meaning of filet mignon

fi•let mi•gnon

Pronunciation: (fi-lā' min-yon', min'yon Fr. fē-le mē-nyôn'), [key]
— pl. fi•lets mi•gnons
  1. a small, tender round of steak cut from the thick end of a beef tenderloin.
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