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

  • n. A rich sauce of crushed garlic, egg yolks, lemon juice, and olive oil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of mayonnaise made from garlic, egg, lemon juice and olive oil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a French garlic-flavored mayonnaise. It is often served with fish and other seafood, and sometimes with vegetables.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. garlic mayonnaise


Provençal : ai, garlic (from Latin allium) + oli, oil (from Latin oleum; see oil).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French aïoli, from Occitan aioli, from ai ("garlic") + oli ("oil"). (Wiktionary)



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