Definition of Niçois in English:

Niçois

Syllabification: Ni·çois
Pronunciation: /nēˈswä
 
/

noun (feminine Niçoise /nēˈswäz/)

  • A native or inhabitant of the city of Nice, France.

adjective

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  • 1Of, relating to, or characteristic of Nice or its inhabitants: the Niçois dialect
  • 1.1 [postpositive] Denoting food that is characteristic of Nice or the surrounding region, typically garnished with tomatoes, capers, and anchovies: salade Niçoise
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    • I was thinking of making something healthy and simple for dinner - a Salad Niçoise.
    • He was struck by the Asiatic influences in LA and early on replaced the canned tuna in a salad Niçoise with seared fresh tuna.

Origin

French.

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