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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A food or drink served usually before a meal to stimulate the appetite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small, light, and usually savory first course in a meal

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Something which creates or whets an appetite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which excites or whets the appetite, as a walk; anything that gives a relish for food.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)

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