plural -s

Word History


French délicatesse, from Middle French delicatesse, probably from Old Italian delicatezza, from delicato delicate, dainty, tasty (from Latin delicatus pleasing to the senses, voluptuous) + -ezza -ess

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“Delicatesse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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