vinegarette
Vinaigrette Vin`ai*grette", n. [F., fr. vinaigre vinegar.] 1. (Cookery) A sauce, made of vinegar, oil, and other ingredients, -- used esp. for cold meats. [1913 Webster]

2. A small perforated box for holding aromatic vinegar contained in a sponge, or a smelling bottle for smelling salts; -- called also {vinegarette}. [1913 Webster]

3. A small, two-wheeled vehicle, like a Bath chair, to be drawn or pushed by a boy or man. [R.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Vinegarette — Vin e*gar*ette , n. See {Vinaigrette}, n., 2. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vinegarette — /vin i geuh ret /, n. vinaigrette (def. 1). [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • vinegarette — /vɪnɪgəˈrɛt/ (say viniguh ret), / nə / (say nuh ) noun → vinaigrette …   Australian English dictionary

  • vinegarette — /vin i geuh ret /, n. vinaigrette (def. 1). [1850 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vinaigrette — Vin ai*grette , n. [F., fr. vinaigre vinegar.] 1. (Cookery) A sauce, made of vinegar, oil, and other ingredients, used esp. for cold meats. [1913 Webster] 2. A small perforated box for holding aromatic vinegar contained in a sponge, or a smelling …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vinaigrette (disambiguation) — The word vinaigrette or vinegarette (from the diminutive of the French term vinaigre meaning vinegar) can refer to:* Vinaigrette (food), the salad dressing or sauce. * A small container with a perforated top, used to contain an aromatic substance …   Wikipedia

  • vinaigrette — /vin euh gret /, n. 1. Also, vinegarette. a small, ornamental bottle or box for holding aromatic vinegar, smelling salts, or the like. 2. See vinaigrette sauce. adj. 3. (of a food, as asparagus or artichoke) served with a sauce made with vinegar… …   Universalium

  • vinaigrette — /vɪnəˈgrɛt / (say vinuh gret) noun Also, vinegarette. 1. a small ornamental bottle or box for holding aromatic vinegar, smelling salts, or the like. –adjective 2. served with a vinaigrette sauce. {French, from vinaigre vinegar + ette ette} …   Australian English dictionary

  • vin|ai|grette — «VIHN uh GREHT», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a small ornamental bottle or box usually containing a sponge charged with smelling salts or the like. Also, vinegarette. 2. = vinaigrette sauce. (Cf. ↑vinaigrette sauce) –adj. served with vinaigrette sauce …   Useful english dictionary

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