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lyonnaise

[ lahy-uh-neyz; French lee-aw-nez ]
/ ˌlaɪ əˈneɪz; French li ɔˈnɛz /
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adjective
(of food, especially fried potatoes) cooked with pieces of onion.
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Origin of lyonnaise

1840–50; <French (à la) lyonnaise (feminine adj.) in the manner of Lyons
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British Dictionary definitions for lyonnaise

lyonnaise
/ (ˌlaɪəˈneɪz, French ljɔnɛz) /

adjective
(of food) cooked or garnished with onions, usually fried
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