piccalilli

noun
pic·​ca·​lil·​li | \ ˌpi-kə-ˈli-lē How to pronounce piccalilli (audio) \

Definition of piccalilli

: a relish of chopped vegetables and spices

Examples of piccalilli in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Finger sandwiches with egg and chive mayonnaise, cheddar cheese and sweet pickle, cucumber and crème fraîche with black pepper, as well as honey and orange roasted gammon accompanied with Hawkshead piccalilli. Vogue, "See the Cozy Spot Where Prince William and Kate Middleton Had an Afternoon Tea Date," 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of piccalilli

1769, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for piccalilli

probably alteration of pickle

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“Piccalilli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piccalilli. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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