or tartare sauce
- a mayonnaise dressing for fish and seafood, usually with chopped pickles, onions, olives, capers, and green herbs added.
Origin of tartar sauce
First recorded in 1895–1900, tartar sauce is from the French word sauce tartare
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- a mayonnaise sauce mixed with hard-boiled egg yolks, chopped herbs, capers, and gherkins
from French sauce tartare, from Tartar