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.
San Diego Gaslamp hotel offers meetings spaces at a discount plus hors d'oeuvres just in time for holiday parties
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For $35 each ($25 for individuals under age 21), attendees can enjoy dancing to two live bands, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, nonalcoholic beverages, party favors and a fireworks spectacular at midnight.
In lieu of the sit-down dinner, the new program will include an extended networking reception including international food stations, passed hors d'oeuvres, open bars and dessert buffets.
The event begins at 4:45 pm on Sunday, January 21 and includes cocktails and hors d'oeuvres as well as entertainment by Bonaparte, Boston's hottest magician, who will engage adults and children alike with a unique blend of magic, comedy, origami, balloon sculpture and more.
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AAI), a manufacturer and marketer of upscale frozen hors d'oeuvres sold almost exclusively to the foodservice industry.
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