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English definition of “dessert”

dessert

noun [C or U]     /dɪˈzɜːt/ US  /-ˈzɝːt/
A2 sweet food eaten at the end of a meal: a dessert fork/spoon For dessert there's apple pie or fruit. If you make the main course, I'll make a dessert.Puddings, desserts and ices
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