hors d'oeuvres


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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.]
Translations

hors d'oeuvres

[ɔːˈdɜːvr] NPLentremeses mpl

hors d'oeuvres

[ɔːˈdɜːvr] npl (course) → antipasto; (individual items) → antipasti mpl
References in classic literature ?
For hors d'oeuvres what do you say to oeufs de pluvier?
There was a tradition in the club that the hors d'oeuvres should be various and manifold to the point of madness.
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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