Definition of acates

: dainty foods : delicacies

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First Known Use of acates

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acates

Middle English, plural of acat, literally, purchase

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“Acates.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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