Definition of slaw in English:


Syllabification: slaw
Pronunciation: /slô


North American
  • Coleslaw.
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    • I had the chicken pot pie, slaw, soup, ice tea and cheesecake.
    • Snappingly fresh cabbage slaw is weighted down by neither gobs of mayonnaise nor more than a gentle tinge of sweetness.
    • Eventually, I ordered salmon flavored with honey and soy and served with some kind of cooked cabbage slaw and rice.


late 18th century: from Dutch sla, shortened from salade 'salad'.

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