mayonnaise

noun may·on·naise \ ˈmā-ə-ˌnāz , ˌmā-ə-ˈ \
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

Definition of mayonnaise

: a dressing made chiefly of egg yolks, vegetable oils, and vinegar or lemon juice

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Origin and Etymology of mayonnaise

French



MAYONNAISE Defined for English Language Learners

mayonnaise

noun

Definition of mayonnaise for English Language Learners

  • : a thick, white sauce used especially in salads and on sandwiches and made chiefly of eggs, vegetable oil, and vinegar or lemon juice

  • : a food made by mixing something (such as chopped eggs) with mayonnaise


MAYONNAISE Defined for Kids

mayonnaise

noun may·on·naise \ ˈmā-ə-ˌnāz \

Definition of mayonnaise for Students

: a creamy dressing usually made of egg yolk, oil, and vinegar or lemon juice


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