green goddess dressing

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of green goddess dressing was in 1933

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“Green goddess dressing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20goddess%20dressing. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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