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rijsttafel

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noun rijst·ta·fel \ˈrīs-ˌtä-fəl\

Definition of rijsttafel

  1. :  an Indonesian meal consisting of rice and a variety of accompanying dishes (as meat, seafood, and vegetables)



Origin of rijsttafel

Dutch, from rijst rice + tafel table


First Known Use: 1889

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