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julienne

Syllabification: ju·li·enne
Pronunciation: /ˌjo͞olēˈen
 
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Definition of julienne in English:

noun

A portion of food cut into short, thin strips: a julienne of vegetables [as modifier]: julienne leeks
More example sentences
  • Today's dish is a baked trout with a mussel based sauce and a julienne of vegetables.
  • Put whole potatoes into this exclusive automatic conveyor, and make hundreds of julienne fries in seconds.
  • My companion wanted pork and took the waiter's advice on the spicy pork julienne.

verb

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Cut (food) into short, thin strips.
Example sentences
  • I pondered whether to fritter away £1.65 on one those gizmos that juliennes carrots.
  • On a recently aired episode, after instructing a volunteer to julienne some vegetables, Flay jeers at her inferior knife-work, inciting the rest of the room to laugh at her expense.
  • Some shred the beetroot, some julienne it, and some cube it, while modernists whiz it in a food processor.

Origin

early 18th century (originally as an adjective designating soup made of chopped vegetables, especially carrots): French, from the male given names Jules or Julien, of obscure development.

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