[ nee-swahz; French nee-swaz ]
/ niˈswɑz; French niˈswaz /


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


Nearby words

  1. nizatidine,
  2. nizhnekamsk,
  3. nizhnevartovsk,
  4. nizhni novgorod,
  5. nizhni tagil,
  6. niçoise olive,
  7. nièvre,
  8. niña,
  9. niño,
  10. niŝ

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

Examples from the Web for 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