mayonnaise – Wiktionary

mayonnaise - Wiktionary

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French mayonnaise, probably named after town Maó (Mahón in Spanish), Minorca, whence the recipe was introduced again to France. Evaluate Spanish mahonesa. Different instructed origins embrace town of Bayonne (bayonnaise); the French phrase manier (to deal with); the Outdated French moyeu (egg yolk); and the Duke of Mayenne.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mayonnaise (countable and uncountable, plural mayonnaises)

  1. A dressing constructed from vegetable oil, uncooked egg yolks and seasoning, used on salads, with french fries, in sandwiches and so forth.
    • 1985 Could, Boys’ Life, quantity 75, quantity 5, web page 20:

      There are 250 meals, together with mayonnaise, cheese and cocoa, that do not listing elements in any respect.

    • 1975, Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, Pleasure of Cooking, web page 7:

      The FDA’s unique intent for meals included below “requirements of id” ensured that phrases like “mayonnaise” or “ice cream” would assure the identical fundamental elements required within the government-established recipe irrespective of who manufactured it.

    • 1993, Eve Johnson, Title=5 Star Meals:

      I grew up considering that the blue and white Miracle Whip salad dressing jar within the fridge held the identical substance the remainder of the world knew as mayonnaise. / Now I do know that mayonnaise is one thing totally totally different.

    • 2008, Jan McCracken, The All the things Lactose Free Cookbook:

      The oils in store-bought mayonnaise vary from olive oil to sunflower oil to safflower oil and a few much less fascinating oils!

    • 2012, Marie A. Boyle, Sara Lengthy Roth, Private Vitamin:

      Most store-bought mayonnaise accommodates elements (vinegar, lemonjuice, and salt) that truly sluggish bacterial development

  2. Any chilly dish with that dressing as an ingredient.
    We served a lobster mayonnaise as a starter.
  3. Any cream, for instance for moisturizing the face or conditioning the hair, for which the bottom is egg yolks and oil.
    hair mayonnaise, facial mayonnaise
    • 2016, Emma Tarlo, Entanglement: The Secret Lives of Hair, Oneworld Publications (→ISBN):
      They embrace cider vinegar, two pre-shampoo merchandise, shampoo, conditioner, hair mayonnaise, oil, leave-in conditioner, finish protector, revitalising styling spray and filtered water.
    • 2010, Rhea E. Santangelo, Develop It Woman! How I Took My Hair from Damaged to Stunning, Lulu.com (→ISBN), web page 26:
      Then I carried out a lighter protein conditioner – resembling hair mayonnaise, which I discovered about from my cousin Renee – for the off weeks. I used this hidden gem together with olive oil (sure, I purchased a kitchen bottle of olive oil – the identical sort my grandmother utilized in each single scrumptious dish she ever cooked – strictly to be used in my hair).

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Etymology[edit]

From French mayonnaise.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /majonɛːsə/, [mɑjoˈnɛːsə]

Noun[edit]

mayonnaise c (singular particular mayonnaisen, plural indefinite mayonnaiser)

  1. mayonnaise

Inflection[edit]


Etymology[edit]

Presumably named after town Maó, Minorca, whence the recipe was introduced again to France. Different instructed origins embrace town of Bayonne (bayonnaise); the French phrase manier (to deal with); the Outdated French moyeu (egg yolk); and the Duke of Mayenne.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mayonnaise f (plural mayonnaises)

  1. mayonnaise
  2. (analogy, mechanics, acquainted) milkshake (unintended emulsion of oil and water in an engine)

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mayonnaise f (plural mayonnaises)

  1. Dated spelling of maionese.

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