[rey-muh-lahd; French rey-moo-lad]
- a cold sauce made with mayonnaise and various condiments and herbs, as chopped pickles, capers, mustard, parsley, chervil, and tarragon.
Origin of rémoulade
1835–45; < French, orig. dial. rémola, alteration of Latin armoracea horseradish; see -ade1
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The remoulade sauce will be much better if made some hours beforehand.The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:
Mrs. W. G. Waters
- a mayonnaise sauce flavoured with herbs, mustard, and capers, served with salads, cold meat, etc
C19: from French, from Picard dialect ramolas horseradish, from Latin armoracea
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Word Origin and History for remoulade
"type of French salad dressing," 1845, from French rémoulade (17c.), from remolat, a dialect word for "horseradish;" cf. Italian ramolaccio "horseradish," by dissimilation from ramoraccio, from Latin armoracia.
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