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Waldorf salad

[wawl-dawrf]
noun
  1. a salad of celery, diced apples, nuts, and mayonnaise.
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Origin of Waldorf salad

1900–05; after the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City
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British Dictionary definitions for waldorf salad

Waldorf salad

noun
  1. a salad of diced apples, celery, and walnuts mixed with mayonnaise
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Word Origin

C20: named after the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City
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Word Origin and History for waldorf salad

Waldorf salad

1911, from Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, where it first was served.

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