finger buffet

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finger buffet (ˈbʊfeɪ)
 
n
a buffet meal at which food that may be picked up with the fingers (finger food), such as canapés or vol-au-vents, is served

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Main Entry:  finger buffet
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a whole series of small food items served as a light meal to be eaten with the fingers
Example:  Sausage rolls are often the most substantial items in a finger buffet.
Etymology:  1957
Usage:  British cooking
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