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appetizer

noun ap·pe·tiz·er \ˈa-pə-ˌtī-zər\

: a small dish of food served before the main part of a meal

Full Definition of APPETIZER

1
:  a food or drink that stimulates the appetite and is usually served before a meal
2
:  something that stimulates a desire for more <a literary appetizer>
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First Known Use of APPETIZER

1820

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel
APPETIZER Defined for Kids

appetizer

noun ap·pe·tiz·er \ˈa-pə-ˌtī-zər\

Definition of APPETIZER for Kids

:  a food or drink served before a meal

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