crudités


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cru·di·tés

 (kro͞o′dĭ-tā′)
pl.n.
Cut raw vegetables, such as carrot sticks and pepper strips, served often with a dip as an appetizer.

[French, pl. of crudité, rawness, from Old French crudite, from Latin crūditās, indigestion, undigested food, from crūdus, raw; see crude.]

crudités

(ˌkruːdɪˈteɪ)
pl n
(Cookery) a selection of raw vegetables, usually cut into strips or small chunks and served, with a dip, as an hors d'oeuvre
[C20: from French, plural of crudité, literally: rawness]

cru•di•tés

(ˌkru dɪˈteɪ; Fr. krü diˈteɪ)

n.pl.
raw vegetables cut into pieces and served with a dip as an appetizer.
[1965–70; < French, pl. of crudité literally, rawness, crudity]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crudites - raw vegetables cut into bite-sized strips and served with a dipcrudites - raw vegetables cut into bite-sized strips and served with a dip
appetiser, appetizer, starter - food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)
rabbit food, raw vegetable - an uncooked vegetable
celery stick - celery stalks cut into small sticks
carrot stick - a stick of carrot eaten raw
Translations

crudités

[ˈkruːdɪˈteɪ] NPLcrudités mpl

crudités

[ˈkruːdɪteɪ] nplcrudités fpl