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may·on·naise

 (mā′ə-nāz′, mā′ə-nāz′)
n.
A thick dressing made of beaten raw egg yolk, oil, lemon juice or vinegar, and seasonings.

[French mahonnaise, mayonnaise, possibly from Mahón, Spanish city on Minorca captured by Louis François Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu (1696-1788), in 1756 (the duke's chef is said to have introduced mayonnaise in honor of this victory).]

mayonnaise

(ˌmeɪəˈneɪz)
n
(Cookery) a thick creamy sauce made from egg yolks, oil, and vinegar or lemon juice, eaten with salads, eggs, etc
[C19: from French, perhaps from Mahonnais of Mahón, a port in Minorca]

may•on•naise

(ˌmeɪ əˈneɪz, ˈmeɪ əˌneɪz)

n.
a thick dressing of egg yolks, vinegar or lemon juice, oil, and seasonings.
[1835–45; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mayonnaise - egg yolks and oil and vinegarmayonnaise - egg yolks and oil and vinegar  
dressing, salad dressing - savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
green mayonnaise, sauce verte - mayonnaise with tarragon or dill and chopped watercress and spinach or cucumber
Translations
مايونيز: أسم طعاممَايُونِيّز
majonéza
majonæsemayonnaise
majoneesi
מיונז
majoneza
mayones
majónesmajónes, majónsósa
マヨネーズ
마요네즈
majonezas
majonēze
majonéza
majoneza
majonnäs
มายองเนส
sốt mayonnaise

mayonnaise

[meɪəˈneɪz] Nmayonesa f
see also garlic B

mayonnaise

[ˌmeɪəˈneɪz] nmayonnaise f
egg mayonnaise (in sandwich)œuf mayonnaise

mayonnaise

nMayonnaise f, → Majonäse f

mayonnaise

[ˌme/ɛ7əˈneɪz] nmaionese f

mayonnaise

(meiəˈneiz) , ((American) ˈmeiəneiz) noun
a thick sauce made of egg yolk, oil, vinegar or lemon and seasoning, and often used on salads.

mayonnaise

مَايُونِيّز majonéza majonæse Mayonnaise μαγιονέζα mayonesa majoneesi mayonnaise majoneza maionese マヨネーズ 마요네즈 mayonaise majones majonez maionese майонез majonnäs มายองเนส mayonez sốt mayonnaise 蛋黄酱
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the mayonnaise, that's one," said he, bending down a finger.
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