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rijst·ta·felalso rijs·ta·fel (rīs′tä′fəl)
A traditional Indonesian meal in which a wide variety of foods and sauces are served with rice.
[Dutch : rijst, rice (from Middle Dutch rijs, from Old French ris; see rice) + Dutch tafel, table (from Middle Dutch tafele, from Vulgar Latin *tavola, from Latin tabula, tablet, board).]
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(Cookery) an Indonesian food consisting of a selection of rice dishes to which are added small pieces of a variety of other foods, such as meat, fish, fruit, pickles, and curry
[from Dutch rijst rice + tafel table]
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