noun (plural same or hors d'oeuvres pronunc. same or /ˈdərvz/)
A small savory dish, typically one served as an appetizer at the beginning of a meal.
More example sentences
- Some of my favorite food at parties falls under the category of hors d'oeuvres and appetizers.
- For fewer than eight people, one or two types of hors d'oeuvres are fine.
mid 18th century: French, literally 'outside the work'.
Definition of hors d'oeuvre in:
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