Definition of mayonnaise :
A sauce compounded of raw yolks of eggs beaten up with olive oil to the consistency of a sirup, and seasoned with vinegar, pepper, salt, etc.; - used in dressing salads, fish, etc. Also, a dish dressed with this sauce.
condiment (part of speech: noun)
garlic, spice, allspice, pickle, radish, cinnamon, Tabasco, relish, horseradish, dressing, cayenne, vinegar, parsley, onion, condiment, applesauce, leek, ginger, flavoring, catchup, peppermint, chili, chive, pepper, thyme, mustard, chutney, sage, clove, turmeric, sauce, seasoning, vanilla, salad dressing, paprika, dill, mint, salt, tartar sauce, nutmeg
- Stir into the sauce two tablespoonfuls of boiling water, and beat until the sauce is smooth and thick as mayonnaise. - "Joe Tilden's Recipes for Epicures", Joe Tilden.
- Cooked salad dressing may be used in place of mayonnaise. - "Better Meals for Less Money", Mary Green.
- Cover with Cream Salad or Mayonnaise Dressing and sprinkle chopped peanuts or California walnuts over them. - "School and Home Cooking", Carlotta C. Greer.