prix fixe

prix fixe

[pree fiks; French pree feeks]
noun, plural prix fixes [pree fiks; French pree feeks] .
a fixed price charged for any meal chosen from the variety listed on the menu.


Origin:
1880–85; < French

prix fixe, prefix.
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prix fixe (French pri fiks)
 
n , pl prix fixes
à la carte Compare table d'hôte a fixed price charged for one of a set number of meals offered on a menu

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prix fixe
meal served at a fixed price, 1883, from Fr., lit. "fixed price."
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