Coleslaw meaning

kōl'slô'
A salad of shredded raw cabbage and sometimes shredded carrots, dressed with mayonnaise or a vinaigrette.
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A salad made of shredded raw cabbage, mayonnaise or other dressing, seasonings, etc.
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(chiefly UK) A salad of finely shredded raw cabbage and sometimes shredded carrots, dressed with mayonnaise (white) or a vinaigrette (red).
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Origin of coleslaw

  • Dutch koolsla kool cabbage (from Middle Dutch cōle) (from Latin caulis) sla salad (short for salade) (from French) (from Old French salad)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Dutch koolsla, from kool (“cabbage”) + sla, abbreviation of salade.
    From Wiktionary