Definition of entremets in English:

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entremets

Pronunciation: /ˌɒntrəˈmeɪ/

noun

A light dish served between two courses of a formal meal.
Example sentences
  • The course was called a met; the activities between courses were therefore the entremets.
  • Just like the entremets I bought on the same day, those small jewels weren't mere a eye-candy; the twelve little cakes had different tastes and textures on their own, and they were in no way ‘light’ - believe it or not, they were very filling.
  • Next to their small boutique, there was a cafe that serves a selection of entremets, and it was where my friend and I decided to have a cup of tea.

Origin

French, from entre 'between' + mets 'dish'.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: entre|mets

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