delicatessens
Delicatessen Del`i*ca*tes"sen, n. pl. [G., fr. F. d['e]licatesse.] 1. Relishes for the table; dainties; delicacies. ``A dealer in delicatessen''. --G. H. Putnam. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. ready-to-eat foods, such as cold cuts, cooked meats, and prepared salads. [PJC]

3. sing.; pl. {delicatessens}. a store or section of a store where delicatessen[2] is sold. ``Get a sandwich for lunch at the delicatessen counter.'' [PJC]


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