Definition of rijsttafel
: an Indonesian meal consisting of rice and a variety of accompanying dishes (such as meat, seafood, and vegetables)
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In addition to rooms that overlook the ocean or rice paddies, there’s an excellent restaurant (order the rijsttafel, a sampling of Indonesian dishes), a spa and a new cocktail lounge reminiscent of an opium den.
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Origin and Etymology of rijsttafel
Dutch, from rijst rice + tafel table
First Known Use: 1889See Words from the same year
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