from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A radish-plate, usually of pottery or porcelain.

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  • noun A trolley used for food selection in restaurants or cafes.
  • noun A small dish varying in shape and material in which hors d'oeuvres are served.


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  • A small dish of variable size and material upon which hors-d'oeuvre are served, including radishes, whose linguistic roots are those of the name of the dish as well.

    February 18, 2010