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hors d'oeuvre

noun [C] uk   /ˌɔːˈdɜːv/ us    /ˌɔːrˈdɝːv/ ( plural hors d'oeuvre or hors d'oeuvres)
UK a small savoury (= not sweet) dish eaten at the start of a meal US small pieces of food eaten at a party
Translations of “hors d'oeuvre”
in Chinese (Traditional) 餐前的開胃小吃, (聚會上吃的)點心…
in Chinese (Simplified) 餐前的开胃小吃, (聚会上吃的)零食…
(Definition of hors d'oeuvre from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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