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Definition of "mandoline" [mandoline]

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mandoline" in a sentence
  • "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!"
  • "The mandoline was a gift to myself which I deemed absolutely necessary and therefore bought it after no one else volunteered to."
  • "NOTE: A mandoline is a handy tool for thinly slicing yams."