green goddess dressing


Definition of green goddess dressing

: a green salad dressing consisting of mayonnaise, sour cream, anchovies, chives, parsley, tarragon vinegar, and seasonings

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First Known Use of green goddess dressing

1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for green goddess dressing

from The Green Goddess (1921) play by William Archer †1924 Scottish dramatist and critic

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“Green goddess dressing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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