One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A mixture of vegetables or fruit cut into small pieces.
mixture, blend, mingling, combination, compound, fusion, composition, concoction, brew, alloy, merger, union, amalgamation, amalgam, coalition, cross, hybridView synonyms
- ‘Almost any cold cooked vegetables on hand may be used for a macédoine salad, and if care is taken in arrangement, they make a very attractive dish.’
- ‘These carrots are used in macédoines, vegetable medleys, etc.’
- ‘Another worthy choice was the brace of quail: two whole birds, deboned and stuffed with a macédoine of corn, rice, onion and ground Tasso ham.’
- ‘A macédoine is usually served cold but may be flambéed at room temperature with extra liquor.’
French, literally ‘Macedonia’, with reference to the mixture of peoples in the Macedonian Empire of Alexander the Great.
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