avgolemono

[ ahv-goh-lem-uh-noh; Greek ahv-gaw-le-maw-naw ]

nounGreek Cooking.
  1. a soup or sauce made with beaten eggs, lemon juice, and usually chicken broth.

Origin of avgolemono

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First recorded in 1960–65; Modern Greek augolémono, from abgó, augó “egg” (Greek tò ōión “the egg,” plural tà ōiá, altered by fusion of article and noun, with bg and ug dividing consecutive vowels, and separation of the article as t’; cf. oo-) + -lemono, variant of lemóni “lemon” (from Italian limone; see lemon

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avgolemono

/ (ˌævɡəˈlɛmənəʊ) /


noun
  1. a Greek soup made with eggs, lemon juice, and rice

Origin of avgolemono

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C20: from Modern Greek

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