from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pickled relish made of various chopped vegetables and hot spices.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A yellow pickle made from cauliflower, vegetable marrow, and other vegetables, pickled with vinegar, salt, sugar, and spiced with mustard, turmeric, and other spices.
- n. A pickle, typically on a base of chopped green (unripe) tomatoes, but sometimes finely-chopped gherkins, and possibly including other vegetables.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A pickle of various vegetables with pungent species, -- originally made in the East Indies.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of pickle made up of various vegetables, chopped and seasoned with mustard and pungent spices.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. relish of chopped pickled cucumbers and green peppers and onion
Probably alteration of pickle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Unknown, 1845, presumably variant of pickle, which itself is from Middle English pekille ("spicy sauce served with meat or fish") or pikel, from Middle Dutch pekel ("brine"). (Wiktionary)