pissaladière

noun pis·sa·la·dière \pēsäläˈdyer\

Definition of pissaladière

plural

-s

  1. :  an open-faced pastry topped with olives, onions, and anchovies

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Origin and Etymology of pissaladière

French, from Provençal (Nice) pissaladiero, from pissala preserved crushed and salted fish, from pis, peis fish (from Old Provençal peis, from Latin piscis) + sala, past participle of sala to salt, from Old Provençal salar — more at fish, salad


First Known Use: 1951


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