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Definitions for lyonnaise
ˌlaɪ əˈneɪz, -ˈnɛz, ˌli ə-ly·on·naise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lyonnaiseadjective

    cooked with onions


  1. lyonnaiseadjective

    Cooked with onions, especially caramelized onions.

    For dinner, we had beef with potatoes lyonnaise.

  2. lyonnaiseadjective

    Prepared in a style typical to Lyons.

    The essential ingredients of salad lyonnaise are bacon, croutons and poached egg.

  3. Etymology: From lyonnaise.


  1. lyonnaise

    Lyonnaise is a French term used to describe a dish that is prepared or served with onions, typically sautéed or caramelized, often in combination with white wine and/or vinegar. It is named after Lyon, a city in eastern France, known for its distinct and highly-regarded culinary tradition. A common example of such dish is "pommes lyonnaise", a dish made with potatoes and onions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lyonnaiseadjective

    applied to boiled potatoes cut into small pieces and heated in oil or butter. They are usually flavored with onion and parsley

  2. Etymology: [F. lyonnaise, fem. of lyonnais of Lyons.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lyonnaise in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lyonnaise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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