acates

plural noun

Definition of acates

obsolete
: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acates. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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