Zakuski

/zaˈkuːska/

Origin

1880–85; < Russian zakúska (usually in plural), derivative of zakusítʾ to snack, have a bite, equivalent to za- v. prefix + -kusitʾ, derivative of kusátʾ to bite (Source: dictionary.com)

Russian. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Zakuski

Zakuski

noun

  1. an hors d'oeuvre.

dictionary.com

Zakuski

pl n

  1. Russian cookery hors d'oeuvres, consisting of tiny open sandwiches spread with caviar, smoked sausage, etc, or a cold dish such as radishes in sour cream, all usually served with vodka

dictionary.com

Zakuski

noun

  1. A substantial Russian hors d'oeuvre item such as caviar sandwiches or vegetables with sour cream dip, all served with vodka.

lexico.com

Zakuski

noun

  1. : hors d'oeuvre

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Example sentences for Zakuski

  1. To the zakuski succeeded the meal itself, and the host became a perfect glutton on his guests' behalf.
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