coleslaw

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch koolsla, from kool (cabbage) + sla, abbreviation of salade.

white coleslaw

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Noun[edit]

coleslaw (usually uncountable, plural coleslaws)

  1. (chiefly UK) A salad of finely shredded raw cabbage and sometimes shredded carrots, dressed with mayonnaise (white) or a vinaigrette (red).

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English coleslaw. Colloquial pronunciation results from similarity of the word to the Polish given name Bolesław.

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  • standard:
  • colloquial:

Noun[edit]

coleslaw m inan

  1. coleslaw salad

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