table d'hôte

noun
ta·​ble d'hôte | \ ˌtä-bəl-ˈdōt How to pronounce table d'hôte (audio) , ˌta- \

Definition of table d'hôte

1 : a meal served to all guests at a stated hour and fixed price
2 : a complete meal of several courses offered at a fixed price

First Known Use of table d'hôte

1821, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for table d'hôte

French, literally, host's table

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“Table d'hôte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/table%20d%27h%C3%B4te. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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