ly·​on·​naise ˌlī-ə-ˈnāz How to pronounce lyonnaise (audio)
: prepared with onions
lyonnaise potatoes

Word History


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

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lyonnaise was in 1846

Dictionary Entries Near lyonnaise

Cite this Entry

“Lyonnaise.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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