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tartar sauce

noun
1.
a mayonnaise dressing for fish and seafood, usually with chopped pickles, onions, olives, capers, and green herbs added.
Also, tartare sauce.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < French sauce tartare
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Examples from the web for tartar sauce
  • Their home-made tartar sauce and fried catfish bring people from counties around.
  • Answer the call for coleslaw, tartar sauce and a buttered roll on the side.
  • Cut out the sauces, such as mayonnaise or tartar sauce.
British Dictionary definitions for tartar sauce

tartare sauce

noun
1.
a mayonnaise sauce mixed with hard-boiled egg yolks, chopped herbs, capers, and gherkins
Word Origin
from French sauce tartare, from Tartar
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