chiffonade

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noun chif·fo·nade \ˌshi-fə-ˈnād, -ˈnäd\

Definition of chiffonade

  1. :  shredded or finely cut vegetables or herbs used especially as a garnish

Origin and Etymology of chiffonade

French chiffonnade, from chiffonner to crumple, from chiffon


First Known Use: 1877

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