|1.||Also called: vinegarette a small decorative bottle or box with a perforated top, used for holding smelling salts, etc|
|2.||Also called: vinaigrette sauce a salad dressing made from oil and vinegar with seasonings; French dressing|
|3.||served with vinaigrette|
|[C17: from French, from vinaigre|
small metal perfume container usually made of gold or silver and containing a pierced metal tray beneath which was placed a piece of sponge soaked in an aromatic substance such as vinegar combined with lavender. Vinaigrettes were made as boxes and many more novel forms from the late 18th to the late 19th century. Most English examples were made in Birmingham
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