tartar sauce

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noun tar·tar sauce \ˈtär-tər-\

Definition of tartar sauce

  1. :  a sauce made principally of mayonnaise and chopped pickles

Variants of tartar sauce

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tartare sauce

Origin and Etymology of tartar sauce

French sauce tartare


First Known Use: 1855


TARTAR SAUCE Defined for English Language Learners

tartar sauce

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noun tar·tar sauce \ˈtär-tər-\

Definition of tartar sauce for English Language Learners

  • : a sauce that is made of mayonnaise and chopped pickles and that is often served with fish


TARTAR SAUCE Defined for Kids

tartar sauce

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noun tar·tar sauce \ˈtär-tər-\

Definition of tartar sauce for Students

  1. :  a sauce made chiefly of mayonnaise and chopped pickles

Variants of tartar sauce

or

tartare sauce

\ˈtär-tər-\

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