from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Something which creates or whets an appetite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun usually plural A small, light, and usually savory first course in a meal

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

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


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