vinaigrette dressing

vinaigrette dressing
noun see vinaigrette

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vinaigrette — or vinaigrette dressing or vinaigrette sauce [vin΄ə gret′] n. [Fr < vinaigre,VINEGAR] 1. a small ornamental box or bottle with a perforated lid, used for holding aromatic vinegar, smelling salts, etc. 2. a blend of vinegar, oil, herbs, etc.… …   English World dictionary

  • vinaigrette — noun /vɪnəˈɡrɛt/ a) A sauce, made of vinegar, oil, and other ingredients, used especially for cold meats, or as a salad dressing. b) a sort of Russian salad, originally using the French salad dressing. Syn: French dressing, vinaigrette dressing,… …   Wiktionary

  • dressing — noun 1 covering put on a wound ADJECTIVE ▪ clean, fresh, sterile ▪ surgical, wound ▪ gauze VERB + DRESSING …   Collocations dictionary

  • dressing — dress|ing [ˈdresıŋ] n 1.) [U and C] a mixture of liquids, usually oil and ↑vinegar, that you put on ↑salad or raw vegetables ▪ a vinaigrette dressing →↑French dressing, ↑salad dressing 2.) [U and C] AmE …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dressing — noun 1 (C, U) a mixture of liquids, usually made from oil and vinegar, that you put on raw vegetables: a vinaigrette dressing see also: French dressing, salad dressing 2 (C, U) AmE a mixture of food that you put inside a piece of meat, for… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • vinaigrette — noun Etymology: French, from vinaigre vinegar Date: 1811 1. a small ornamental box or bottle with perforated top used for holding an aromatic preparation (as smelling salts) 2. a sauce made typically of oil, vinegar, and seasonings and used… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Vinaigrette (food) — Vinaigrette is a mixture of vinegar (or sometimes citrus juice) and oil, often flavored with herbs, spices, and other ingredients. There are many ways to prepare Vinaigrette but a basic recipe is to slowly add 3 parts of oil at room temperature… …   Wikipedia

  • vinaigrette — 1690s, a type of condiment, from Fr. vinaigrette, dim. of vinaigre (aromatic) vinegar (see VINEGAR (Cf. vinegar)). Modern sense of a type of dressing for salads or cold vegetables is attested from 1877 …   Etymology dictionary

  • vinaigrette sauce — vinaigrette′ sauce n. coo a tart sauce or dressing of oil, vinegar, and seasonings, used esp. on salads and cold meats • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • vinaigrette — ► NOUN ▪ salad dressing of oil, wine vinegar, and seasoning. ORIGIN French, from vinaigre vinegar …   English terms dictionary

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