Definition of Niçois in English:

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Niçois

Pronunciation: /nēˈswä/

noun (feminine Niçoise /nēˈswäz/)

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

adjective

1Relating 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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Syllabification: Ni·çois

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