à la grecque


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

Word History


French, in the Greek manner

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of à la grecque was in 1895

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Cite this Entry

“à la grecque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%C3%A0%20la%20grecque. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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