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1. A sauce consisting of eggs, lemon juice, and broth.
2. A soup flavored with this sauce and often containing orzo or rice and meat.

[Modern Greek avgolémono : avgó, egg (back-formation from pl. avgá, back-formation from t'avgá, the eggs, contraction of *ta ogá : ta, neuter pl. definite article + *ogá, eggs + from Greek ōia, pl. of ōion, egg; see awi- in Indo-European roots) + lemóni, lemon (from Italian limone, from Old Italian; see lemon).]
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(Cookery) a Greek soup made with eggs, lemon juice, and rice
[C20: from Modern Greek]
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