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à la grecque

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

Definition of À LA GRECQUE

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

Origin of À LA GRECQUE

French, in the Greek manner
First Known Use: 1895

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