In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nounPlural hors d'oeuvres
1(appetizer) entremés masculine(appetizer) botana feminine Mexico(first course) entrada feminine(first course) primer plato masculine(first course) entrante masculine Spain
- For fewer than eight people, one or two types of hors d'oeuvres are fine.
- Some of my favorite food at parties falls under the category of hors d'oeuvres and appetizers.
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