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English definition of “side dish”

side dish

noun [C] uk   us  

side dish noun [C] (PLATE OF FOOD)

(also side order, US informal side) in a restaurant, an extra dish of food, for example vegetables or salad, that is served with the main dish, sometimes on a separate plate

side dish noun [C] (PLATE)

a plate on which a side dish is served
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