adjective Etymology: French (à la) lyonnaise in the manner of Lyons, France Date: 1846 prepared with onions <
lyonnaise potatoes

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  • Lyonnaise — may refer to:* A person, or, in the style of (something) , from Lyon, France (also: Lyonnais). [The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, 2000.] * An adjective, meaning cooked with onions or with carmelized onions …   Wikipedia

  • lyonnaise — ● lyonnaise nom féminin Jeu de boules pratiqué dans le midi de la France. ● lyonnaise (expressions) nom féminin À la lyonnaise, se dit de mets cuisinés avec des oignons émincés étuvés au beurre ; se dit de l impression de textiles pratiquée au… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lyonnaise — Ly on naise , a. [F. lyonnaise, fem. of lyonnais of Lyons.] (Cookery) Applied to boiled potatoes cut into small pieces and heated in oil or butter. They are usually flavored with onion and parsley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lyonnaise —  , lyonnaise  The first is a region of France; the second is a style of cooking …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • lyonnaise — [lī΄ə nāz′; ] Fr [ lyō̂ nez′] adj. [Fr, fem. of Lyonnais, of LYON2] prepared with finely sliced onions; esp., designating potatoes prepared with fried onions …   English World dictionary

  • Lyonnaise — Lyonnais Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Les Lyonnais sont les habitants de la ville de Lyon : voir Lyonnais célèbres. Territoire : Le Lyonnais (province) et le Franc Lyonnais… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lyonnaise — adjective /ˌliː.əˈneɪz,ˌlaɪ.əˈneɪz/ a) Cooked with onions, especially caramelized onions. For dinner, we had beef with potatoes lyonnaise. b) Prepared in a style typical to Lyons. The essential ingredients of salad lyonnaise are bacon, croutons… …   Wiktionary

  • lyonnaise — /luy euh nayz /; Fr. /lee aw nez /, adj. (of food, esp. fried potatoes) cooked with pieces of onion. [1840 50; < F (à la) lyonnaise (fem. adj.) in the manner of LYONS] * * * …   Universalium

  • lyonnaise — ly•on•naise [[t]ˌlaɪ əˈneɪz, ˈnɛz, ˌli ə [/t]] adj. coo cooked with pieces of onion • Etymology: 1840–50; < F (à la) lyonnaise in the manner of Lyons …   From formal English to slang

  • lyonnaise — adj. prepared in the style of Lyon; cooked or prepared with onions …   English contemporary dictionary

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