Definition of anchoïade in English:

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(also anchoiade /ˌanSHwīˈäd/ /-CHoiˈäd/)


A puree of anchovies, crushed garlic, and olive oil that is served with vegetables as a dip or spread on bread.
Example sentences
  • When I was in Lourmarin for Easter, my aunt served a delicious anchoïade for lunch the first day, and it had the consistency of a thin mayonnaise.
  • Finish with little bits of anchoïade, that you put with a little spoon directly on the cake.
  • I made this anchoïade as an appetizer for our dinner with Derrick and Melissa on Saturday.


Provençal, from French anchois 'anchovy'.

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Syllabification: an·choï·ade

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