lyonnaise

adjective
ly·on·naise | \ ˌlī-ə-ˈnāz \

Definition of lyonnaise 

: prepared with onions lyonnaise potatoes

First Known Use of lyonnaise

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lyonnaise

French (à la) lyonnaise in the manner of Lyons, France

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