Definition of slaw in English:

slaw

noun

North american
  • [mass noun] Coleslaw.

    • ‘I had the chicken pot pie, slaw, soup, ice tea and cheesecake.’
    • ‘Ginger-wasabi mayo and Asian slaw spark the wine's lemony finish.’
    • ‘Snappingly fresh cabbage slaw is weighted down by neither gobs of mayonnaise nor more than a gentle tinge of sweetness.’
    • ‘Eventually, I ordered salmon flavored with honey and soy and served with some kind of cooked cabbage slaw and rice.’
    • ‘The special slaw builds an array of condiments right into this burger.’

Origin

Late 18th century: from Dutch sla, shortened from salade salad.

Pronunciation:

slaw

/slɔː/