[shif-uh-neyd, -nahd]
a mixture of finely cut vegetables, herbs, or the like, for use in soups, salads, etc.

1875–80; < French; see chiffon, -ade1 Unabridged
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chiffonade (ˌʃɪfəˈnɑːd)
finely shredded leaf vegetables used as a base for a dish or as a garnish

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Word Origin & History

food preparation technique, 1877, from Fr., from chiffon (see chiffonier). In ref. to the condition of the leafy stuff after it is so treated.
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Example sentences
There needs to be a crispy chiffonade of iceberg lettuce.
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