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amuse-bouche (French) (amyzbuʃ) 



  1. an appetizer before a meal

Word Origin

from French amuser amuse, gratify + bouche mouth

Example Sentences Including 'amuse-bouche'

An amuse-bouche of (farmed) smoked salmon wrapped around asparagus (madly out of season) was served too cold.
Times, Sunday Times (2005)
If I may offer you a little amuse-bouche of sorts, it would be what I call the Power Fist.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)


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