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a cracker or thin piece of toast spread with a savory food such as cheese or caviar
Not to be confused with:
canopy – a covering of canvas or other material supported on poles; such as a canopy from a doorway to the curb; an ornamental, rooflike projection
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A cracker or a small, thin piece of bread or toast spread with cheese, meat, or relish and served as an appetizer.
[French, from canapé, couch, from Medieval Latin canāpēum, mosquito net; see canopy.]
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canapé(ˈkænəpɪ; -ˌpeɪ; French kanape)
1. (Cookery) a small piece of bread, toast, etc, spread with a savoury topping
2. (Furniture) (in French cabinetwork) a sofa
[C19: from French: sofa]
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can•a•pé(ˈkæn ə pi, -ˌpeɪ)
n., pl. -pés.
a cracker or piece of bread topped with cheese, caviar, or other savory food.
[1885–90; < French: literally, a covering or netting, orig. for a bed (see canopy)]
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|Noun||1.||canape - an appetizer consisting usually of a thin slice of bread or toast spread with caviar or cheese or other savory food|
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canapé[ˈkænəpeɪ] N (Culin) → canapé m
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n → Cocktail- or Appetithappen m
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