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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Hellmann's have introduced five new salad dressings to tickle our tastebuds which compare favourably calorie-wise with lower calorie mayonnaise.
▪ Badly washed salad carries bugs, which breed in mayonnaise.
▪ Big things of mayonnaise, by them-selves.
▪ Billy Knowle held a chicken and mayonnaise sandwich in his mouth in order to leave both hands free for the report.
▪ Creamy Bakes - cream cheese, hardboiled egg, chives and diced red pepper mixed with mayonnaise. 4.
▪ Place the filling ingredients on the slices with peanut butter, season with pepper and top with slices spread with mayonnaise.
▪ Remove the yolks and place them in a dish with mayonnaise and onions and beat them with a fork.
▪ She decided to make a herb sauce to go with the cold poached mackerel, rather than the mayonnaise Madeleine had planned.
▪ Thérèse mopped up the mustard, swept the chopped tarragon into the mayonnaise, mixed it well together.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

mayonnaise \ma`yon`naise"\, n. [F.] A thick white sauce compounded of raw yolks of eggs beaten up with olive oil to the consistency near to that of a gel, and seasoned with vinegar, pepper, salt, etc.; -- used in dressing salads, fish, etc. Also, a dish dressed with this sauce.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

sauce made from egg yolks, oil, and vinegar, 1815, from French sauce mayonnaise (1806), said by French sources to be corrupted from mahonnaise and to have been named in recognition of Mahon, seaport capital of island of Minorca, captured by France 1756 after the defeat of the British defending fleet in the Seven Years' War; the sauce having been introduced either in commemoration of the victory, which was led by Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, duc de Richelieu (1696–1788), or because it was brought to France from there by him. But unless there is a gap in the record, the late date of appearance of the word make this seem doubtful.


n. 1 A dressing made from vegetable oil, raw egg yolks and seasoning, used on salads and in sandwiches. 2 # (context US standard of identity English) An edible emulsified semisolid madevegetable oil (at least 65%); vinegar and/or lemon juice; raw egg (whole eggs or yolks); and, optionally, any of various flavor-related ingredients, sequestrants, acids(,) and crystallization inhibitors.


n. egg yolks and oil and vinegar [syn: mayo]


Mayonnaise (, or in AmE also , and often abbreviated as mayo ) is a thick, creamy dressing often used as a condiment. It is a stable emulsion of oil, egg yolk, and either vinegar or lemon juice, with many options for embellishment with other herbs and spices. Proteins and lecithin in the egg yolk serve as emulsifiers in both mayonnaise and hollandaise sauce. Commercial egg-free alternatives are available for vegans and others who want to avoid animal products and cholesterol, or who are allergic to eggs.

Mayonnaise varies in color, but is often white, cream, or pale yellow. It may range in texture from that of light cream to a thick gel. In countries influenced by French culture, mustard is also a common ingredient, but the addition of mustard turns the sauce into a remoulade with a different flavor and the mustard acts as an additional emulsifier.

Mayonnaise (band)

Mayonnaise is a five-piece Filipino alternative rock band. The band is fronted by Monty Macalino, who due to his unarguably hefty body figure, makes him the most visible member of the group. The band is famous for winning the prestigious Red Horse Muziklaban in 2004.

Mayonnaise (Mayonnaise album)

Mayonnaise is the debut album of the Filipino alternative rock band, Mayonnaise. The album was released in November 2004, under VAMP records, an independent music label. It was manufactured and distributed nationwide in the Philippines by Sony Music.

Tracks of the album were all recorded at Wombworks Studios, owned by ace Razorback bassist Louie Talan. All songs were produced by Rommel Sanchez, accompanied by Kevin Roy (of Razorback) for vocal supervision. Mastering of the album was done in Tracks Studios in Pasig, by Angee Rozul.

Mayonnaise (disambiguation)

Mayonnaise is a sauce.

Mayonnaise may also refer to:

  • Mayonnaise (band), a Filipino alternative rock/pop-punk band
    • Mayonnaise (Mayonnaise album), released in 2004
  • Mayonnaise (Hypnotic Clambake album), 2005
  • "Mayonaise" (song), a song on The Smashing Pumpkins album Siamese Dream
  • DJ Mayonnaise, American alternative hip hop producer and DJ
  • May O'Naise, a tenctonese name in the Alien Nation TV series
Mayonnaise (Hypnotic Clambake album)

Mayonnaise is the name of Hypnotic Clambake's fifth full-length studio album. It was released in 2005 on Blue Button Records. The album showcases the musical talents of the band's lineup at the time. It also employs catchy, pop-format songs to explore a range of humorous topics. Typical of Hypnotic Clambake, the record wanders through a wide variety of musical genres, "from Middle Eastern spice to chill calypso style." Bandleader Maury Rosenberg collaborated heavily with guitarist/bassist Chris Reynolds on the record. Reynolds wrote several of the songs, including "500 Robots" and "Woe Is Me."

Usage examples of "mayonnaise".

Mayonnaise dressing is used for meat, fish, some varieties of fruit, as banana, apple and pineapple, and for some vegetables, as cauliflower, asparagus and tomatoes.

When ready to serve, arrange the cups on shredded lettuce and fill with cooked asparagus tips, cold and mixed with mayonnaise or French dressing, as desired.

When set, with a hot spoon scoop out the aspic from the centre of each mould and fill in the space with a mixture of the vegetables and jelly mayonnaise, leaving an open space at the top to be filled with half-set aspic.

When ready to serve, prepare as lobster sandwiches with aspic, using fish in the place of lobster, and, if desired, sauce tartare in the place of mayonnaise.

Combine tofu, umeboshi vinegar or dulse, mayonnaise, celery, onion, bell pepper, pickle relish, water chestnuts, and chives in a medium-sized bowl.

Maus abhorred tea bags, pressure cookers, canned fruit cocktail, bottled mayonnaise, instant coffee, iceberg lettuce, monosodium glutamate, eggs poached in geometric shapes, New England boiled dinners, and anything resembling a smorgasbord, salad bar, or all-you-can-eat buffet.

Cover with mayonnaise dressing or Sauce Tartare, and surround with lengthwise quarters of hard-boiled eggs.

I should lay off those Snicker bars, those liverwurst sandwiches with gobs of mayonnaise and those Goddamned caramel sundaes.

Scoop out the centres of the artichokes and fill with mayonnaise, or with ravigote, tartare or tyrolienne sauce.

What could be easier than mushing up chicken wiff mayonnaise and filling Tom Thumb pastry shells?

It must have been ten minutes later, not more, and I had been having QUITE an enjoyable chat with my hostess, and had promised to lend her The Eternal City and my recipe for rabbit mayonnaise, and was just about to offer a kind home for her third Persian kitten, when I perceived, out of the corner of my eye, that Reginald was not where I had left him, and that the marrons glaces were untasted.

Cover with mayonnaise or cream dressing and garnish with hard boiled eggs and parsley.

Salads are reserved for luncheon, or supper, and are served with mayonnaise or cream dressing.

A fruit salad, with French or mayonnaise dressing, may be served as a first course at luncheon, or with the game or roast, though in the latter case the French dressing is preferable.

If the fish is to be served whole, remove the skin and fins, and, when thoroughly cold, mask with jelly mayonnaise or with a fancy butter.