hors-d'oeuvre

[ awr durv; French awr dœ-vruh ]SEE DEFINITION OF hors-d'oeuvre
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It is served as a hors-d'oeuvre, pickled, and cut in slices.

Cut in slices and served with parsley, it is a hors-d'oeuvre.

It is imported from Russia, and is served as a hors-d'oeuvre, with slices of lemon and toast.

Figs are generally served as hors-d'oeuvre, or used in puddings, etc.

Preserved, they are served as a hors-d'oeuvre, and used to flavor and decorate different dishes.

Sardines are served as a hors-d'oeuvre, with oil and lemon-juice, and properly scaled.

Pickled cucumbers are served whole with small onions, also pickled, as a hors-d'oeuvre.

A very small piece is served, generally like every other hors-d'oeuvre.