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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French

buffet

1 noun
     
Related topics: Food, Furniture
buf‧fet1 [countable]
1DF a meal at a party or other occasion, in which people serve themselves at a table and then move away to eat:
a cold buffet
buffet breakfast/lunch/supper
The price includes morning coffee, buffet lunch, and afternoon tea.
2DFTT a place in a railway station, bus station etc where you can buy and eat food or drink
3DHF American English a piece of furniture in which you keep the things you use to serve and eat a meal [= sideboard British English]

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