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Waldorf salad

[wawl-dawrf] /ˈwɔl dɔrf/
a salad of celery, diced apples, nuts, and mayonnaise.
Origin of Waldorf salad
1900-05; after the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They had been helping the hostess to serve the Waldorf salad and coffee and gingerbread.

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British Dictionary definitions for Waldorf salad

Waldorf salad

a salad of diced apples, celery, and walnuts mixed with mayonnaise
Word Origin
C20: named after the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City
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Word Origin and History for Waldorf salad

1911, from Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, where it first was served.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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