French dressing
noun Date: 1876 1. a salad dressing made with oil and vinegar or lemon juice, and spices 2. a commercial salad dressing that is tomato-flavored and of creamy consistency

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  • French dressing — is a term used in Britain and the U.S. in particular, to describe the most common salad dressing in France: the vinaigrette, and its many variations. The dressing is generally accepted to be a type of vinaigrette but often includes different… …   Wikipedia

  • French Dressing — French Drẹs|sing [ frɛntʃ ], das; s, s [engl. French dressing, eigtl. = französisches Dressing, aus: French = französisch u. dressing, ↑ Dressing]: Vinaigrette [mit Senf u. Eigelb] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • French Dressing — French Dres|sing [ frɛntʃ ] das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. French dressing zu French »französisch« u. ↑Dressing> svw. ↑Vinaigrette …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • French dressing — noun count or uncount AMERICAN a pink SALAD DRESSING containing cream and tomatoes a. a SALAD DRESSING made from oil and VINEGAR …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • French dressing — ► NOUN ▪ a salad dressing of vinegar, oil, and seasonings …   English terms dictionary

  • French dressing — ☆ French dressing n. 1. [Now Chiefly Brit.] VINAIGRETTE 2. a creamy, orange colored salad dressing made commercially, or a homemade version consisting mainly of mayonnaise and chili or tomato sauce …   English World dictionary

  • French dressing — n [U] a mixture of oil and ↑vinegar that is put on ↑salads …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • French dressing — noun oil and vinegar with mustard and garlic • Syn: ↑vinaigrette, ↑sauce vinaigrette • Hypernyms: ↑dressing, ↑salad dressing * * * noun [noncount] 1 US : a creamy salad dressing that is flavored with tomatoes …   Useful english dictionary

  • French dressing — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms French dressing : singular French dressing plural French dressings a sauce for pouring over salads, made from oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and sometimes herbs …   English dictionary

  • French Dressing — Der Begriff French Dressing hat mehrere Bedeutungen: ein Synonym für Vinaigrette die Bezeichnung mehrerer Hersteller für industriell hergestellte Salatsaucen, die Mayonnaise, Tomatenmark oder Ketchup enthalten können Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • French dressing — N UNCOUNT French dressing is a thin sauce made of oil, vinegar, salt, and spices which you put on salad …   English dictionary

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