Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A salad of diced raw apples, celery, and walnuts mixed with mayonnaise.

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  • noun countable and uncountable A type of salad, consisting of apple, nuts (especially walnuts), celery, and mayonnaise or a mayonnaise-based dressing.

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  • noun typically made of apples and celery with nuts or raisins and dressed with mayonnaise

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After the Waldorf, -Astoria Hotel, New York City.]

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Named after the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, where the salad was first created in 1896.

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