Definition of aioli in English:

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Pronunciation: /īˈōlē/ Pronunciation: /āˈō-/
(also aïoli)


Mayonnaise seasoned with garlic.
Example sentences
  • Mine came generously topped with roast lamb and onions plus a very yummy garlic aioli (I declined capsicums).
  • And with a batter like that, you really wanted something to dip it in: garlic aioli or anything.
  • Spoon some mayonnaise or aioli over the fish fillets and put briefly under a griller, before serving the dish.


French, from Provençal ai 'garlic' + oli 'oil'.

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Syllabification: ai·o·li

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