from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A list of the dishes to be served or available for a meal.
- n. The dishes served or available at a meal.
- n. A list of available options, especially as displayed on a screen.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The details of the food to be served at a banquet; a bill of fare.
- n. A printed list of dishes offered in a restaurant.
- n. A list from which the user may select an operation to be performed, often done with a mouse or other pointing device under a graphical user interface, but usually also controllable from the keyboard.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The details of a banquet; a list of the dishes served at a meal, whether or not one has a choice.
- n. Any list of objects, activities, etc. from which to choose; a selection of alternatives.
- n. A list of dishes form which to choose at a restaurant; a bill of fare.
- n. A list displayed on the computer screen, by which a program provides the user with different options for processing by the program. It usually includes a mechanism, such as pointing by a mouse or selection by arrow keys, to select the desired option from those on the list. Depending on how the menu is displayed, it may be a pop-up menu or pull-down menu.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bill of fare.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (computer science) a list of options available to a computer user
- n. the dishes making up a meal
- n. a list of dishes available at a restaurant
- n. an agenda of things to do
French, small, minute, menu, from Old French menut, small, from Latin minūtus, past participle of minuere, to diminish; see mei-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French menu. (Wiktionary)