Definitions for "Marengo"
A chicken or veal dish made with white wine, tomato and garlic.
a battle in 1800 in which the French under Napoleon Bonaparte won a great victory over the Austrians
A chicken stew made with wine, tomatoes, and garlic. The stew is served over toast, garnished with crayfish and fried eggs. The modern versions of this omit the eggs and substitute shrimp for the crayfish. Of course, other liberties have been taken with this recipe to include black olives, peppers, and veal. The dish is rumored to have been named for the dish served to General Bonaparte after his army s defeat of the Austrians in the battle of Marengo.
Marengo is a spider genus of the Salticidae family (jumping spiders).