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 (ŏn′trə-mā′, -mĕ′)
n. pl. en·tre·mets (-māz′, -mē′)
A side dish, such as a relish or dessert, served in addition to the principal course.

[Middle English entremetes, from Old French entremes, entremets : entre, between (from Latin inter; see inter-) + mes, mets, dish; see mess.]


(French ɑ̃trəmɛ)
n, pl -mets (French -mɛ)
1. (Cookery) a dessert
2. (Cookery) Also called: entremesse a light dish, formerly served at formal dinners between the main course and the dessert
[C18: from French, from Old French entremes, from entre- between, inter- + mes dish, mess]


(ˌɑn trəˈmeɪ, ˌɑ̃-)

n., pl. -mets (-ˈmeɪz)
(used with a sing. or pl. v.)
a dish served between the main courses of a formal dinner or as a side dish.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French; Old French entremes]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entremets - a dish that is served with, but is subordinate to, a main course
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
meal, repast - the food served and eaten at one time
mushy peas - marrowfat peas that have been soaked overnight and then boiled; served with fish and chips
raita - an Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices
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An afternoon tea is also available daily which includes a collection of fusions and flavours, finger sandwiches, eclairs, camel milk entremets, sultana scones and fine varieties of loose teas.
This is a good entremets or dessert ice, and is much liked for garden and evening parties.
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Orthodocia read this aloud in a displeased manner; then, in spite of the lingering Japanese idea in the garments of Mr Takayanagi's garden party and the indisputably Japanese flavour of the entremets at Mrs Jokichi Tomita's dinner, she made the following statements:
Five couples took turns preparing scrumptious offerings, marrying the "right" wines with very special courses, including amuse-bouche, and entremets, all of us trying to outdo each other, I suppose, when it was our respective turn to host the meal.