Meaning of “French dressing” in the English Dictionary

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"French dressing" in British English

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French dressingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌfrentʃ ˈdres.ɪŋ/ us /ˌfrentʃ ˈdres.ɪŋ/

UK a mixture of oil, vinegar, and spices, used to flavour salad:

US a mixture of oil, mayonnaise (= a thick, cold, white sauce) and ketchup (= a thick cold red sauce) used to flavour salad

(Definition of “French dressing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)