Definition of antipasto in English:

antipasto

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Pronunciation: /ˌantɪˈpastəʊ
 
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noun (plural antipasti /-ti/)

  • (In Italian cookery) an hors d’oeuvre.
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    • On Saturday evening there was a banquet with antipasti, sausage, pasta, prosciutto, cheese, salad, dessert, and lots of wine.
    • Even before it served its first antipasto, this reservations-free Italian joint had perfected the fundamentals of the BYOB genre.
    • We had cocktails in the Eagle first then wine and antipasti in a cosy Italian cucina near Sadlers.

Origin

Italian, from anti- 'before' + pasto (from Latin pastus 'food').

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