macedonia

macedonia

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English

Noun

macedonia (plural macedonias)

  1. (cooking) Alternative form of macédoine
    • 1991, New York Magazine (volume 24, number 50, page 94)
      Try the whole filet mignon, roast duckling, green lasagna, choucroute garni, Cornish hens, and the macedonia of fruit made each day.

Anagrams

  • daemoniac, dæmoniac

Italian

Etymology

From Macedonia, probably referring to the great ethnic variety that distinguished that region.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ma.t͡ʃeˈdɔ.nja/

Noun

macedonia f (plural macedonie)

  1. (cooking) fruit salad (often tinned)
  2. (figuratively) a mixture of heterogeneous elements; a mishmash, medley

Derived terms

  • parola macedonia (portmanteau word)

Further reading

  • Macedonia di frutta on the Italian Wikipedia.Wikipedia it

Anagrams

  • demoniaca, emaciando

Spanish

Etymology

The sense “fruit salad” via French macédoine.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /maθeˈdonja/, [ma.θeˈð̞o.nja]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /maseˈdonja/, [ma.seˈð̞o.nja]

Noun

macedonia f (plural macedonias)

  1. fruit salad
  2. female equivalent of macedonio

Adjective

macedonia

  1. feminine singular of macedonio

Further reading

  • “macedonio” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

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