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noun [C] uk   /ˈpɪk.nɪk/ us  
A1 an occasion when you have an informal meal of sandwiches, etc. outside, or the food itself: If the weather's nice we could have a picnic in the park. Why don't you take a picnic with you? a picnic area/lunch/table a picnic basket/hamperMeals and parts of meals


verb [I] uk   /ˈpɪk.nɪk/ (past participle picnicking, past tense and past participle picnicked) us  
to have a picnic somewhere: There were several families picnicking on the river bank.EatingBiting, chewing and swallowing
noun [C] uk   /-nɪ.kər/ us    /-nɪ.kɚ/
Meals and parts of meals
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