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English definition of “antipasto”


noun [C]     /ˌæn.tiˈpæs.təʊ/ US  /-t̬iˈpɑː.stoʊ/ (plural antipasti   /-ti/   US  /-sti/)
a small amount of food eaten at the beginning of an Italian mealMeals and parts of meals
(Definition of antipasto noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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