vinaigrette

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

vin·ai·grette

noun \ˌvi-ni-ˈgret\

: a mixture of oil, vinegar, and seasonings that is used especially as a salad dressing

Full Definition of VINAIGRETTE

1
:  a small ornamental box or bottle with perforated top used for holding an aromatic preparation (as smelling salts)
2
:  a sauce made typically of oil, vinegar, and seasonings and used especially on salads, cold meats, or fish —called also vinaigrette dressing

Origin of VINAIGRETTE

French, from vinaigre vinegar
First Known Use: 1811

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