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

  • n. Consommé or broth garnished with long thin strips of vegetables.
  • adj. Cut into long thin strips: julienne potatoes; julienned pork.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a garnish of vegetables cut into long, thin strips.
  • v. To prepare by cutting in this way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of soup containing thin slices or shreds of carrots, onions, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A clear soup containing various herbs or vegetables cut in very small pieces.

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

  • v. cut into long thin strips
  • n. a vegetable cut into thin strips (usually used as a garnish)
  • n. a clear soup garnished with julienne vegetables


French, probably from the name Julienne.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French julienne (Wiktionary)



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