Russian dressing

noun

Definition of Russian dressing

: a dressing (as of mayonnaise or oil and vinegar) with added chili sauce, chopped pickles, or pimientos

First Known Use of Russian dressing

1900, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Russian dressing was in 1900

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“Russian dressing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Russian%20dressing. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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Russian dressing

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Russian dressing

US : a type of salad dressing that typically contains chili sauce, chopped pickles, or pimientos

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