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à la grecque

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adjective, often capitalized G \ˌä-lə-ˈgrek, ˌa-lə-\

Definition of à la grecque

  1. :  served in a sauce made of olive oil, lemon juice, and several seasonings (as fennel, coriander, sage, and thyme)



Origin and Etymology of à la grecque

French, in the Greek manner


First Known Use: 1895


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