canapé

canapé

[kan-uh-pee, -pey; French ka-na-pey]
noun, plural canapés [kan-uh-peez, -peyz; French ka-na-pey] .
1.
a thin piece of bread or toast or a cracker spread or topped with cheese, caviar, anchovies, or other savory food.
2.
Furniture. a sofa of 18th-century France, made in any of several forms, often with matching chairs.
3.
Bridge. a style of bidding in which short suits are bid before long ones.

Origin:
1885–90; < French: literally, a covering or netting, orig. for a bed (see canopy), by extension for a piece of bread

canapé, canopy.
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canapé (ˈkænəpɪ, -ˌpeɪ, French kanape)
 
n
1.  a small piece of bread, toast, etc, spread with a savoury topping
2.  (in French cabinetwork) a sofa
 
[C19: from French: sofa]

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