Definition of cornichon
: a sour gherkin usually flavored with tarragon
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Like many other pickles, cornichons are cured and brined.
At most grocery stores cornichons are sold in the pickle aisle.
Preparation Whisk cornichons, oil, vinegar, capers, and mustard in a small bowl to emulsify; season with salt and pepper.
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Origin and Etymology of cornichon
French, gherkin, literally, little horn, diminutive of corne horn
First Known Use: 1928See Words from the same year
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