table d'hôte


ta·​ble d'hôte ˌtä-bəl-ˈdōt How to pronounce table d'hôte (audio)
: a meal served to all guests at a stated hour and fixed price
: a complete meal of several courses offered at a fixed price

Word History


French, literally, host's table

First Known Use

1821, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of table d'hôte was in 1821

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Cite this Entry

“Table d'hôte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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