Definition of chiffonade in English:

chiffonade

Syllabification: chif·fo·nade
Pronunciation: /ˌSHifəˈnād, -ˈnäd
 
 
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(also chiffonnade)

noun

  • A preparation of shredded or finely cut leaf vegetables, used as a garnish for soup.
    More example sentences
    • Cut very finely across the roll to create a chiffonnade.
    • From its juicy, tart cormeal-crusted tomatoes to its smoky bacon, from its wispy lettuce chiffonade to its grilled, home-style wheat bread, this Smith creation warrants a visit all by itself.

Origin

French, from chiffonner 'to crumple'.

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