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piccalilli

[ pik-uh-lil-ee ]
/ ˈpɪk əˌlɪl i /
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noun, plural pic·ca·lil·lis.
a pungent relish of East Indian origin, made of chopped vegetables, mustard, vinegar, and hot spices.
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Origin of piccalilli

1760–70; earlier piccalillo Indian pickle; obscurely akin to pickle1
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British Dictionary definitions for piccalilli

piccalilli
/ (ˈpɪkəˌlɪlɪ) /

noun
a pickle of mixed vegetables, esp onions, cauliflower, and cucumber, in a mustard sauce

Word Origin for piccalilli

C18 piccalillo, perhaps a coinage based on pickle
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