[nee-swahz; French nee-swaz]


in the style of Nice, France.
garnished or prepared with tomatoes, and often anchovies, black olives, capers, etc.: salade niçoise.


Origin of niçoise

ellipsis of French à la niçoise (niçoise, feminine of niçois, equivalent to Nice Nice + -ois, Old French -eis < Latin -ēnsis -ensis) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of nicoise

  • Later he bought a copy of the Nicoise and learnt of the tragedy on the San Remo road.

    The Angel of Terror

    Edgar Wallace