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pickle

noun
 
 
/ˈpɪkl/
FOOD [C, U] UK food that has been put into vinegar or salt water for a long time and has a sour taste: a cheese and pickle sandwich cold meat and picklesSauces, dressings, dips and pickles
VEGETABLE [C] US a small cucumber (= a green, cylindrical vegetable) that has been put in vinegar or in a liquid containing salt and spicesSauces, dressings, dips and pickles
pickled adjective pickled onions
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