One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A native or inhabitant of the French city of Nice.
1Relating to or characteristic of the French city of Nice.‘the Niçois dialect’
- 1.1postpositive Denoting food that is characteristic of Nice or the surrounding region, typically garnished with tomatoes, capers, and anchovies.‘salade Niçoise’
- ‘This very simple dressing is my standard for all sorts of salads, from simple greens to shaved fennel, arugula, and Niçoise olives.’
- ‘The Swordfish Niçoise was perfect, and after a quick medley for Bethel's Lady Mayor, it was time to make the 10-minute drive back to the hotel.’
- ‘He was struck by the Asiatic influences in LA and early on replaced the canned tuna in a salad Niçoise with seared fresh tuna.’
- ‘We traipsed down to the Whole for a bottle of wine, a half pint of whipping cream, and some Niçoise olives - a very promising trio.’
- ‘I was thinking of making something healthy and simple for dinner - a Salad Niçoise.’
- 1.1postpositive Denoting food that is characteristic of Nice or the surrounding region, typically garnished with tomatoes, capers, and anchovies.
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