vinaigrette

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English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for vinaigrette in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

A bottle of oil and balsamic vinegar for making vinaigrette in an Italian restaurant in Singapore

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Borrowed from French vinaigrette.

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vinaigrette (countable and uncountable, plural vinaigrettes)

  1. A sauce, made of an acidic liquid such as vinegar or lemon juice; oil; and other ingredients. It is used as a salad dressing, or as a marinade for cold meats..
  2. (obsolete) A small perforated box for holding aromatic vinegar contained in a sponge, or a smelling bottle for smelling salts; called also vinegarette.
    • 1858, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, What will he do with it?
      Lady Selina smells at her vinaigrette, and replies in her softest, affectedest, civilest, and crushingest manner— "Poor—DEAR—OLD MAN!"
  3. (obsolete) A small, two-wheeled vehicle, like a Bath chair, to be drawn or pushed by a boy or man.
  4. A sort of Russian salad, originally using French salad dressing.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French vinaigrette.

Noun[edit]

vinaigrette c (singular definite vinaigretten, not used in plural form)

  1. vinaigrette (sauce)

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French vinaigrette.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʋineɡretːe/, [ˈʋine̞ɡre̞t̪ːe̞], IPA(key): /ˈʋinɑi̯ɡretːe/, [ˈʋinɑ̝i̯ɡre̞t̪ːe̞]
  • Hyphenation: vi‧naig‧ret‧te

Noun[edit]

vinaigrette

  1. vinaigrette (sauce)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vinaigrette (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative vinaigrette vinaigrettet
genitive vinaigretten vinaigrettejen
partitive vinaigrettea vinaigretteja
illative vinaigretteen vinaigretteihin
singular plural
nominative vinaigrette vinaigrettet
accusative nom. vinaigrette vinaigrettet
gen. vinaigretten
genitive vinaigretten vinaigrettejen
vinaigretteinrare
partitive vinaigrettea vinaigretteja
inessive vinaigrettessa vinaigretteissa
elative vinaigrettesta vinaigretteista
illative vinaigretteen vinaigretteihin
adessive vinaigrettella vinaigretteilla
ablative vinaigrettelta vinaigretteilta
allative vinaigrettelle vinaigretteille
essive vinaigrettena vinaigretteina
translative vinaigretteksi vinaigretteiksi
instructive vinaigrettein
abessive vinaigrettetta vinaigretteitta
comitative vinaigretteineen

French[edit]

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vinaigrette f (plural vinaigrettes)

  1. vinaigrette (sauce), French dressing
  2. vinaigrette (vehicle)

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