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vinaigrette (n.)

1690s, a type of condiment, from French vinaigrette (14c.), diminutive of vinaigre "(aromatic) vinegar" (see vinegar). Use in reference to a type of dressing for salads or cold vegetables is attested from 1877. From 1811 as "small box or bottle for carrying aromatic vinegar."

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Definitions of vinaigrette

vinaigrette (n.)
oil and vinegar with mustard and garlic;
Synonyms: French dressing / sauce vinaigrette
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