cornichon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French

Noun[edit]

cornichon (plural cornichons)

  1. A pickled gherkin cucumber
    • 1988 May 27, Sondra Rosenberg, “Restaurant Tours: a bargain verging on a steal”:
      Garnished with excellent Dijon-style mustard, horseradish, cornichons, sprinkled with diced gelee, it was close to perfection as one is likely to get on a dinner plate.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

corne + -iche +‎ -on

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cornichon m (plural cornichons)

  1. gherkin

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French cornichon.

Noun[edit]

cornichon m (plural cornichons)

  1. gherkin