cornichon

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French

NounEdit

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.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

corne + -iche +‎ -on

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

cornichon m (plural cornichons)

  1. gherkin

JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French cornichon.

NounEdit

cornichon m (plural cornichons)

  1. gherkin
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