Hors d'oeuveres

Hors d'oeuveres
Hors d'oeuvre Hors` d'[oe]uvre"; pl. {Hors d'[oe]uveres}. [F., lit., outside of work.] 1. Something unusual or extraordinary. [R.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A dish served as a relish, usually at the beginning of a meal. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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