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Aug 31, 2004
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Words that are also names

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julienne

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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.

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