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mayonnaise

noun [U]  us   /ˈmeɪ·əˌneɪz/ (short form mayo,  /ˈmeɪ·oʊ/ )
a thick, creamy, cold sauce that is added to foods and is made from oil, vinegar, and the yellow part of eggs
Translations of “mayonnaise”
in Arabic مايونيز…
in Korean 마요네즈…
in Malaysian mayones…
in French mayonnaise…
in Turkish mayonez…
in Italian maionese…
in Chinese (Traditional) (油、醋和蛋黃調製而成的)蛋黃醬…
in Russian майонез…
in Polish majonez…
in Vietnamese nước xốt ma-don-ne…
in Spanish mayonesa…
in Portuguese maionese…
in Thai น้ำสลัดชนิดข้น…
in German die Mayonnaise…
in Catalan maionesa…
in Japanese マヨネーズ…
in Indonesian mayones…
in Chinese (Simplified) (油、醋和蛋黄调制而成的)蛋黄酱…
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