See also: Mayonnaise

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French mayonnaise, possibly named after the city Mahón whence the recipe was brought back to France. Alternative suggested origins include the city of Bayonne (bayonnaise); the French word manier ‎(to handle); the Old French moyeu ‎(egg yolk); and the Duke of Mayenne.

The United States standard of identity comes from 21 CFR 169.140.

PronunciationEdit

Mayonnaise

NounEdit

mayonnaise ‎(countable and uncountable, plural mayonnaises)

  1. A dressing made from vegetable oil, raw egg yolks and seasoning, used on salads, with french fries, in sandwiches etc.
    • 1985 May, Boys' Life, volume 75, page 20:
      There are 250 foods, including mayonnaise, cheese and cocoa, that don't list ingredients at all.
    • 1975, Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, Joy of Cooking, page 7:
      The FDA's original intent for foods included under "standards of identity" ensured that terms like "mayonnaise" or "ice cream” would guarantee the same basic ingredients required in the government-established recipe no matter who manufactured it.
    • 1993, Eve Johnson, Title=Five Star Food:
      I grew up thinking that the blue and white Miracle Whip salad dressing jar in the fridge held the same substance the rest of the world knew as mayonnaise. / Now I know that mayonnaise is something entirely different.
    • 2008, Jan McCracken, The Everything Lactose Free Cookbook:
      The oils in store-bought mayonnaise range from olive oil to sunflower oil to safflower oil and some less desirable oils!
    • 2012, Marie A. Boyle, Sara Long Roth, Personal Nutrition:
      Most store-bought mayonnaise contains ingredients (vinegar, lemonjuice, and salt) that actually slow bacterial growth

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EtymologyEdit

From French mayonnaise.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /majonɛːsə/, [mɑjoˈnɛːsə]

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mayonnaise c (singular definite mayonnaisen, plural indefinite mayonnaiser)

  1. mayonnaise

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly named after the city Mahón whence the recipe was brought back to France. Alternative suggested origins include the city of Bayonne (bayonnaise); the French word manier (to handle); the Old French moyeu (egg yolk); and the Duke of Mayenne.

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mayonnaise f ‎(plural mayonnaises)

  1. mayonnaise

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NounEdit

mayonnaise f (plural mayonnaises)

  1. Dated spelling of maionese.
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