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salad dressing

noun
1.
a sauce for a salad, usually with a base of oil and vinegar or of mayonnaise.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples from the web for salad dressing
  • It began as a joke, putting home-made salad dressing in an old wine bottle, tying it with a ribbon and giving it to friends.
  • And olive oil has other uses besides salad dressing.
  • The kit contains a paired bottle of salad dressing and cooking sauce.
  • We make our famous salad dressing right in the restaurant.
  • If you want a creamy salad dressing, add a few tablespoons of water to the dip.
British Dictionary definitions for salad dressing

salad dressing

noun
1.
a sauce for salad, such as oil and vinegar or mayonnaise
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