avgolemono

noun
av·​go·​lem·​o·​no | \ ˌäv-gō-ˈle-mə-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce avgolemono (audio) \

Definition of avgolemono

: a soup or sauce made with chicken stock, egg yolks, and lemon juice

Examples of avgolemono in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the United States, avgolemono soup is often plump with chicken and rice, but in this recipe, Melissa Clark uses chicken meatballs to achieve the same end. New York Times, 6 May 2022 Niko-Niko’s avgolemono is simultaneously refreshing and soothing. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 15 Oct. 2021 Niko-Niko’s avgolemono is simultaneously refreshing and soothing. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 15 Oct. 2021 Niko-Niko’s avgolemono is simultaneously refreshing and soothing. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 15 Oct. 2021 Niko-Niko’s avgolemono is simultaneously refreshing and soothing. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 15 Oct. 2021 Niko-Niko’s avgolemono is simultaneously refreshing and soothing. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 15 Oct. 2021 Niko-Niko’s avgolemono is simultaneously refreshing and soothing. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 15 Oct. 2021 The Greek avgolemono soup provides the ideal bright, acidic base for meaty artichoke bottoms. Los Angeles Times, 18 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of avgolemono

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for avgolemono

Modern Greek augolemono, from augo egg + lemoni lemon

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“Avgolemono.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/avgolemono. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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