macedonia

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

macedonia (plural macedonias)

  1. (cooking) Alternative form of macédoine
    • 1991, New York Magazine (volume 24, number 50, page 94)
      Try the whole filet mignon, roast duckling, green lasagna, choucroute garni, Cornish hens, and the macedonia of fruit made each day.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Macedonia, probably referring to the great ethnic variety that distinguished that region.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.t͡ʃeˈdɔ.nja/
  • Rhymes: -ɔnja
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ce‧dò‧nia

Noun[edit]

macedonia f (plural macedonie)

  1. (cooking) fruit salad (often tinned)
  2. (figuratively) a mixture of heterogeneous elements; a mishmash, medley

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The sense “fruit salad” via French macédoine.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /maθeˈdonja/, [ma.θeˈð̞o.nja]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /maseˈdonja/, [ma.seˈð̞o.nja]

Noun[edit]

macedonia f (plural macedonias)

  1. fruit salad
  2. female equivalent of macedonio

Adjective[edit]

macedonia

  1. feminine singular of macedonio

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