Definitions

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

  • noun A utensil consisting of a base into which adjustable blades are set, used to slice or cut fruits and vegetables.
  • noun A mandolin.

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  • noun A utensil used to julienne vegetables.
  • noun music Archaic form of mandolin.

Etymologies

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

[Variant of mandolin.]

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From French

Examples

  • I hope one day to be friends with my mandoline, but you know, if a mandoline were a business, I'm sure occupational health and safety would shut it down!

    At My Table

  • The mandoline was a gift to myself which I deemed absolutely necessary and therefore bought it after no one else volunteered to.

    Guard Your Blogs, I'll Steal From You Too

  • The mandoline was a gift to myself which I deemed absolutely necessary and therefore bought it after no one else volunteered to.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • NOTE: A mandoline is a handy tool for thinly slicing yams.

    THE ARROWS COOKBOOK

  • A mandoline is the easiest way to shred like the pros.

    Gadget Lab

  • A mandoline is the easiest way to shred like the pros.

    Wired Top Stories

  • A mandoline is the easiest way to shred like the pros.

    Wired Top Stories

  • It includes this summer corn soup we reviewed last year and the beautiful, simple zucchini dish, above. mandoline, which is the only caveat.

    The Kitchn

  • I have to confess that I don't even know the Indian word for "mandoline", I think they are just called "slicers".

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • You will definitely need some kind of mandoline or extra sharp slicer, as the avocado must be very thin.

    The Bread Question

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