main dish

noun

Definition of main dish

: the main food prepared for a meal
  • The main dish was poached salmon.

Word by Word Definitions

main play
  1. : physical strength : force

  2. : mainland

  3. : high sea

  1. : chief, principal

  2. : fully exerted : sheer

  3. : of or relating to a broad expanse (as of sea)

dish play
  1. : a more or less concave vessel from which food is served

  2. : the contents of a dish

  3. : all the things (such as plates, utensils, glasses, and pots) that are used to prepare, serve, or eat a meal

  1. : to put (something, such as food for serving) into a dish

  2. : present

  3. : to make concave like a dish


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