michelin star

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Michelin star (ˈmɪtʃəˌlɪn, ˈmɪʃəˌlɪn, French miʃəlɛ)
 
n
a mark of distinction awarded by the Michelin travel guides to a restaurant in recognition of the high quality of its cooking. A restaurant may receive one, two, or three stars, representing very good, exceptional, or exquisite cuisine, respectively
 
Michelin-starred
 
adj

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