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slaw

[slaw] /slɔ/
noun
1.
Origin of slaw
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; < Dutch sla, short for salade salad
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slaw

/slɔː/
noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) short for coleslaw
Word Origin
C19: from Dutch sla, short for saladesalad
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Word Origin and History for slaw
n.

"sliced cabbage," 1794, from Dutch sla, short for salade, from French salade (see salad).

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