[ rey-muh-lahd; French rey-moo-lad ]
/ ˌreɪ məˈlɑd; French reɪ muˈlad /


a cold sauce made with mayonnaise and various condiments and herbs, as chopped pickles, capers, mustard, parsley, chervil, and tarragon.

Nearby words

  1. réclame,
  2. récolte,
  3. régence,
  4. régisseur,
  5. réjane,
  6. répondez s'il vous plaît,
  7. république malgache,
  8. répétiteur,
  9. résumé,
  10. réti

Also remolade.

Origin of rémoulade

1835–45; < French, orig. dial. rémola, alteration of Latin armoracea horseradish; see -ade1

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British Dictionary definitions for remoulade


/ (ˌrɛməˈleɪd, French remulad) /


a mayonnaise sauce flavoured with herbs, mustard, and capers, served with salads, cold meat, etc

Word Origin for rémoulade

C19: from French, from Picard dialect ramolas horseradish, from Latin armoracea

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Word Origin and History for remoulade



"type of French salad dressing," 1845, from French rémoulade (17c.), from remolat, a dialect word for "horseradish;" cf. Italian ramolaccio "horseradish," by dissimilation from ramoraccio, from Latin armoracia.

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