Definition of zakuska
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Origin and Etymology of zakuska
Russian zakuska, from zakusit' to have a snack, from za for, behind + -kusit' (from kus morsel); akin to Lithuanian dialect az̆u, az̆ for, behind, Armenian z with regard to, and to Greek knōdōn sword, Lithuanian kąsti to bite, Latin cinis ashes — more at incinerate
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