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amuse-gueule

Saltos de línea: amuse-gueule
Pronunciación: /əˌmjuːzˈɡəːl
 
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Definición de amuse-gueule en inglés:

sustantivo (plural amuse-gueules or igual)

A small savoury item of food served as an appetizer before a meal.
Example sentences
  • Now, however, they are becoming a grander food, being served as amuse-gueules in expensive restaurants.
  • A trio of amuse-gueules was served on three china spoons: a tiny bit of mozzarella and tomato in a kind of basil jelly; a scrap of chicken in a cream sauce; and a morsel of prepared duck with black truffle.
  • He gave me an amuse-gueule, a mini gazpacho, while I was in the kitchen, and a little orange jelly which was delicious, but those were not serious nourishment.

Origen

French, literally 'amuse mouth'.

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