- a Greek soup of lemon juice and beaten eggs blended into a meat stock, containing rice, noodles, etc.
- a sauce of lemon juice, beaten eggs, and meat stock
Origin of avgolemonoModern Greek from augon, egg + lem?nion, lemon
- A sauce consisting of eggs, lemon juice, and broth.
- A soup flavored with this sauce and often containing orzo or rice and meat.
Origin of avgolemonoModern Greek avgolémono avgó egg ( back-formation from pl. avgá ) ( back-formation from t'avgá the eggs ) ( contraction of ta ogá ) ( ta neuter pl. definite article ) ( ogá eggs ) ( from Greek ōia ) ( pl. of ōion egg ; see awi- in Indo-European roots.) lemóni lemon ( from Italian limone ) ( from Old Italian; see lemon . )
From Greek αυγολέμονο (avgolémono), from αυγό (avgó, “egg”) + λεμόνι (lemóni, “lemon”).