pis·​sa·​la·​dière | \ pēsäläˈdyer \
plural -s

Definition of pissaladière

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

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First Known Use of pissaladière

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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

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“Pissaladière.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pissaladi%C3%A8re. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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