Definition of crudités in English:

crudités

Syllabification: cru·di·tés
Pronunciation: /ˌkro͞odəˈtā
 
/

noun

Assorted raw vegetables served as an hors d’oeuvre, typically with a sauce into which they may be dipped.
More example sentences
  • The selection of vegetables includes crudités, such as carrots and celery, mesclun (mixed greens) and sliced tomatoes with pesto and grated Parmesan.
  • Even the snacks are substantial - crudités with guacamole, and an enormous muffin, which despite being ‘wheat-free, gluten-free and dairy-free’ still manages to taste delicious.
  • So don't ditch the fruit salad and crudités just yet.

Origin

plural of French crudité 'rawness, crudity', from Latin crudus 'raw, rough'.

Definition of crudités in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day nous
Pronunciation: naʊs
noun
common sense; practical intelligence