kaiseki

noun, often attributive kai·se·ki \ˈkīsekē\

Definition of kaiseki

plural

-s

  1. :  a highly ritual Japanese meal characterized by small portions, subtle flavors, artful presentation, and an emphasis on fresh seasonal ingredients

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Origin and Etymology of kaiseki

Japanese, meeting place, meal of select food served on an individual tray, from kai meeting, gathering + seki seat, place


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