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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: 'outside of work'

hors d'oeuvre

noun
     
Related topics: Food Dish
hors d'oeu‧vre plural hors d'oeuvres [countable]
DFF food that is served in small amounts before the main part of the meal [↪ entrée, main course]

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