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A tossed salad of greens, croutons, grated cheese, and sometimes anchovies, with a dressing of olive oil, raw egg, lemon juice, garlic, and seasonings.
[Possibly after Caesar's, a restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico.]
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(Cookery) a salad of lettuce, cheese, and croutons with a dressing of olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice
[C20: named after Caesar Cardini (1896–1956), Mexican restaurateur who invented it]
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a salad of romaine leaves tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, grated cheese, a raw or coddled egg, croutons, and often anchovies.
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