aioli

[ahy-oh-lee, ey-oh-; French a-yaw-lee]
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noun Cookery.

a garlic-flavored mayonnaise of Provence, served with fish and seafood and often with vegetables.

Nearby words

  1. aineias,
  2. ainga,
  3. aintab,
  4. aintree,
  5. ainu,
  6. aiora,
  7. aip,
  8. air,
  9. air alert,
  10. air arm

Origin of aioli

1895–1900; < French aïoli < Provençal, equivalent to ai garlic (< Latin allium) + oli oil (< Latin oleum; see oil)

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British Dictionary definitions for aioli

aïoli

noun

garlic mayonnaise

Word Origin for aïoli

from French ail garlic

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