amuse-bouche

noun
\ ˈä-ˌmüz-ˈbüsh , -ˌmᵫz- , ə-ˈmyüz- \
plural amuse-bouches also amuses-bouches\ˈä-ˌmüz-ˈbüsh, -ˈbü-shəz, -ˌmᵫz-, ə-ˈmyüz- \

Definition of amuse-bouche 

: a small complimentary appetizer offered at some restaurants

First Known Use of amuse-bouche

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amuse-bouche

French, literally, (it) entertains (the) mouth

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