Definition of pissaladière in English:

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pissaladière

Pronunciation: /ˌpɪsalaˈdjɛː/

noun

A Provençal open tart resembling pizza, typically made with onions, anchovies, and black olives.
Example sentences
  • The pissaladière of Provence, topped with an onion-and-tomato mixture, a latticework of salt anchovy fillets, and olives, is sometimes made with pastry, but properly has a bread base.
  • And then, alas, the pissaladière was on plasticky pastry and all but free of anchovies, the salade de gésiers was greasy, the pig's head was fine but uninteresting with a good, tangy gribiche.
  • Pissaladière is a specialty from Nice, in the South of France.

Origin

French, from Provençal pissaladiero, from pissala 'salt fish'.

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