Wordsmith.org: the magic of words


A.Word.A.Day

About | Media | Search | Contact  


Home

Today's Word

Yesterday's Word

Archives

FAQ


Aug 31, 2004
This week's theme
Words that are also names

This week's words
alexia
julienne
tommyrot
merry-andrew
garth

A.Word.A.Day on your site
Add the daily word to your web page. It is free.
Discuss
Feedback
RSS/XML
Bookmark and Share Facebook Twitter Digg MySpace Bookmark and Share
A.Word.A.Day
with Anu Garg

julienne

Pronunciation RealAudio

julienne (joo-lee-EN)

noun: A consommé (clear soup) garnished with thin strips of vegetables.

adjective: (Of vegetables and other food) Cut into thin, matchstick-like pieces.

verb tr.: To cut into thin strips.

[From French, generic use of the first name Julienne (or Jules or Julien).]

See more usage examples of julienne in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

"Use a grater or julienne peeler to shred the squash into long, thin strips."
Zucchini Fritters a Tasty Use For Abundant Squash; The Associated Press; Jul 25, 2004.

"If the initial response to this new release is any indication, Julie will julienne the chances of Asambhav."
Dinesh Raheja; Sexuality Makes B-O Sense; Mid Day (Mumbai, India); Jul 28, 2004.

This week's theme: words that are also names.

X-Bonus

The best writing is rewriting. -E.B. White, writer (1899-1985)

We need your help

Help us continue to spread the magic of words to readers everywhere

Donate

Subscriber Services
Awards | Stats | Links | Privacy Policy
Contribute | Advertise

© 1994-2018 Wordsmith