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julienne

noun ju·li·enne \ ˌjü-lē-ˈen , ˌzhü- \

Definition of julienne

1 a : a preparation or garnish of food that has been cut into thin strips
  • a julienne of leeks
b : food (such as meat or vegetables) that has been cut into thin strips
2 : a consommé containing vegetables cut into thin strips

julienne

or julienned adjective
    • garnished with julienne carrots
    • a salad of julienned vegetables

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Origin and Etymology of julienne

French, short for potage à la julienne, probably from Julienne woman's name


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julienne

verb

Definition of julienne

julienned; julienning
transitive verb
: to slice (food) into thin strips about the size of matchsticks
  • wash and julienne the carrots

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First Known Use of julienne

circa 1930



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