hors d'oeuvre


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hors d'oeuvre

 (ôr dûrv′)
n. pl. hors d'oeuvres (ôr dûrvz′) or hors d'oeuvre
An appetizer served before a meal.

[French hors d'œuvre : hors, outside + de, of + œuvre, (the main) work.]

hors d'oeuvre

(ɔː ˈdɜːvr; French ɔr dœvrə)
n, pl hors d'oeuvre or hors d'oeuvres (ˈdɜːvr; French dœvrə)
(Cookery) an additional dish served as an appetizer, usually before the main meal
[C18: from French, literally: outside the work, not part of the main course]

hors d'oeuvre

(ɔr ˈdɜrv)

n., pl. hors d'oeuvre (ɔr ˈdɜrv) hors d'oeuvres (ɔr ˈdɜrvz, ˈdɜrv)
a small portion of food served as an appetizer before a meal or as a snack with cocktails.
[1705–15; < French: outside of the main course]

hors d'oeuvre

A French phrase meaning out of the work, used to mean food served as an appetizer before a meal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hors d'oeuvre - a dish served as an appetizer before the main mealhors d'oeuvre - a dish served as an appetizer before the main meal
appetiser, appetizer, starter - food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)
stuffed mushroom - mushrooms stuffed with any of numerous mixtures of e.g. meats or nuts or seafood or spinach
rollmops - a pickled herring filet that has been rolled or wrapped around a pickle
pigs in blankets - small frankfurters wrapped in biscuit dough and baked
Translations

hors d'oeuvre

(oːˈdəːvr) , ((American) o:rˈdə:rv) plural hors d'oeuvre(s) (oːˈdəːvr (American) o:rˈdə:rv(z)) noun
food eg olives, sardines etc served before or at the beginning of a meal in order to increase the appetite.
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I forgot," the latter replied, with no sign of regret, and without even apologising to me he went off to order the hors d'oeuvre.
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There was a tradition in the club that the hors d'oeuvres should be various and manifold to the point of madness.
For retailers looking to provide their shoppers with more gourmet foods for entertaining, our new Phyllos are the answer as not only are they a higher-end hors d'oeuvre, but they're easy to prepare when shoppers want to make a beautiful appetizer spread with little effort," says Adnan Durrani, CEO of Stamford, Conn.
Each hors d'oeuvre is handmade from the freshest ingredients from award-winning, time-tested recipes, perfected by Master Chefs.
Defects of the Adolescent": Didn't she after all put herself out there like an hors d'oeuvre / on a pewter platter?
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Capitalizing on its reputation of being one of North America's finest Fillo hors d'oeuvre producers, MENU's appetizer facility is now poised to enter the ever-expanding puff pastry segment of the overall hors d'oeuvre and centre of the plate entree market.
in the Belk Theatre, and is immediately followed by a cocktail and heavy hors d'oeuvre reception in Founders Hall.
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There are numerous additional tray-passed appetizers and then sit-down hors d'oeuvre items such as artichokes with a white truffle vinaigrette, tuna tataki and marinated lobster salad.
They can be simmered in sauce, sliced over pizza, layered in a sub sandwich, scrambled in an omelette, crumbled into chili, served on toothpicks as an hors d'oeuvre, or incorporated into any other dish.