cornichon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French cornichon.

Noun[edit]

cornichon (plural cornichons)

  1. A pickled gherkin cucumber.
    • 1988, May 27, “Sondra Rosenberg”, in Restaurant Tours: a bargain verging on a steal[1]:
      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.
  2. French-style pickled miniature cucumbers

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From corne +‎ -iche +‎ -on.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cornichon m (plural cornichons)

  1. gherkin
  2. pickle (pickled cucumber)

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French cornichon.

Noun[edit]

cornichon m (plural cornichons)

  1. (Jersey) gherkin