Nicoise

noun
Ni·​coise
variants: or Niçoise \ nēˈswäz \ or Nicoise salad
plural -s

Definition of Nicoise

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: salade niçoise

Nicoise

adjective
variants: or Niçoise

Definition of Nicoise (Entry 2 of 2)

: served with some of the ingredients (such as tomatoes and olives) of a nicoise sole Nicoise

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First Known Use of Nicoise

Noun

1939, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Nicoise

Noun

French (salade) niçoise salad in the style of Nice (city in France)

Adjective

French (short for à la niçoise, literally, in the style of Nice), from feminine of niçois of Nice, from Nice, France

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The first known use of Nicoise was in 1884

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“Nicoise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nicoise. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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