French dressing


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French dressing

n.
1. A salad dressing of oil, vinegar, and seasonings.
2. A commercially prepared creamy salad dressing that is usually pale orange to reddish-orange in color and often sweet.
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French dressing

n
(Cookery) a salad dressing made from oil and vinegar with seasonings; vinaigrette
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French′ dress′ing


n. (often l.c.)
1. salad dressing prepared chiefly from oil, vinegar, and seasonings; vinaigrette.
2. a creamy and often sweet salad dressing, usu. orange in color.
[1880–85, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.French dressing - oil and vinegar with mustard and garlicFrench dressing - oil and vinegar with mustard and garlic
dressing, salad dressing - savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
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