A soup typically consisting of chicken broth, orzo or rice, and often meat, to which eggs and lemon juice are added.
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.
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Origin of avgolemono
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Greek αυγολέμονο (avgolémono), from αυγό (avgó, “egg”) + λεμόνι (lemóni, “lemon”).