Vinaigrette meaning

vĭnĭ-grĕt
A cold sauce or dressing made of vinegar or lemon juice and oil, often flavored with finely chopped onions, herbs, and other seasonings.
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A small decorative bottle or container with a perforated top, used for holding an aromatic preparation such as smelling salts.
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A small ornamental box or bottle with a perforated lid, used for holding aromatic vinegar, smelling salts, etc.
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A blend of vinegar, oil, herbs, etc. used as a salad dressing or as a sauce.
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A sauce, made of vinegar, oil, and other ingredients, used especially for cold meats, or as a salad dressing.
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A sort of Russian salad, originally using the French salad dressing.
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Origin of vinaigrette

  • French from Old French diminutive of vinaigre vinegar vinegar

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary