mayonnaise


may·on·naise

noun \ˈmā-ə-ˌnāz, ˌmā-ə-ˈ\

: a thick, white sauce used especially in salads and on sandwiches and made chiefly of eggs, vegetable oil, and vinegar or lemon juice

: a food made by mixing something (such as chopped eggs) with mayonnaise

Full Definition of MAYONNAISE

:  a dressing made chiefly of egg yolks, vegetable oils, and vinegar or lemon juice

Origin of MAYONNAISE

French
First Known Use: 1841

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