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n. pl. pic·ca·lil·lis
A pickled relish made of various chopped vegetables and hot spices.

[Probably alteration of pickle.]


(Cookery) a pickle of mixed vegetables, esp onions, cauliflower, and cucumber, in a mustard sauce
[C18 piccalillo, perhaps a coinage based on pickle]


(ˈpɪk əˌlɪl i)

n., pl. -lis.
a pungent relish made of chopped vegetables, mustard, vinegar, and hot spices.
[1760–70; earlier piccalillo Indian pickle; obscurely akin to pickle]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piccalilli - relish of chopped pickled cucumbers and green peppers and onion
relish - spicy or savory condiment


[ˈpɪkəˌlɪlɪ] Nlegumbres fpl en escabeche, encurtidos mpl picantes


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