[ proh-vuh n-sahl, -ven-, prov-uh n-, -en-; French praw-vahn-sal ]
/ ˌproʊ vənˈsɑl, -vɛn-, ˌprɒv ən-, -ɛn-; French prɔ vɑ̃ˈsal /
(sometimes lowercase) cooked, usually in olive oil, with garlic, tomatoes, onions, and herbs.
Also called Provençale sauce. a thick sauce of tomatoes, garlic, and seasonings cooked in oil.
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Origin of Provençale
1835–45; < French (à la) provençale in the Provençal manner
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Example sentences from the Web for provencale
The good lady was a Provencale, and her passions had been lively.A Woman of Thirty|Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for provencale
/ (ˌprɒvɒnˈsɑːl, French prɔvɑ̃sal) /
(of dishes) prepared with garlic, oil, and often tomatoes
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