Waldorf salad
noun Etymology: Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City Date: 1902 a salad made typically of diced apples, celery, nuts, and mayonnaise

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  • Waldorf salad — ☆ Waldorf salad [wôl′dôrf΄ ] n. [after the old Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City] a salad made of diced raw apples, celery, and walnuts, with mayonnaise …   English World dictionary

  • Waldorf salad — 1911, from Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, where it first was served …   Etymology dictionary

  • Waldorf salad — A Waldorf salad is a salad consisting of fine sliced apple and celery (Julienne), chopped walnuts, mayonnaise or a mayonnaise based dressing. It was first created around 1893 at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City (the precursor of the Waldorf… …   Wikipedia

  • Waldorf salad — UK [ˌwɔːldɔː(r)f ˈsæləd] / US [ˈwɔldɔrf ˌsæləd] noun [countable] Word forms Waldorf salad : singular Waldorf salad plural Waldorf salads a salad that contains nuts, small pieces of apple, and celery all mixed with mayonnaise …   English dictionary

  • Waldorf salad — noun a) A type of salad, consisting of apple, nuts (especially walnuts), celery, and mayonnaise or a mayonnaise based dressing. Would you like some Waldorf salad? b) A serving of such salad …   Wiktionary

  • Waldorf salad — salad made with diced celery nuts apples and mayonnaise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Waldorf salad — /wawl dawrf/ a salad of celery, diced apples, nuts, and mayonnaise. [1900 05; after the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City] * * * …   Universalium

  • Waldorf salad — [ wɔ:ldɔ:f] noun a salad made from apples, walnuts, celery, and mayonnaise. Origin early 20th cent.: named after the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, where it was first served …   English new terms dictionary

  • Waldorf salad — Wal′dorf sal′ad [[t]ˈwɔl dɔrf[/t]] n. coo a salad of diced apples, celery, nuts, and mayonnaise • Etymology: 1900–05; Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City …   From formal English to slang

  • waldorf salad — /ˌwɔldɔf ˈsæləd/ (say .wawldawf saluhd) noun a crisp salad of chopped apples, celery and walnuts in a light dressing, usually mayonnaise. {named after the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City} …   Australian English dictionary

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