rijstafel

rijsttafel

[rahys-tah-fuhl]
noun
an Indonesian meal consisting of rice served with a large array of small dishes of meat, poultry, seafood, vegetables, and condiments.
Also, rijstafel.


Origin:
1885–90; < Dutch, equivalent to rijst rice + tafel table

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rijsttafel (ˈraɪsˌtɑːfəl)
 
n
an Indonesian food consisting of a selection of rice dishes to which are added small pieces of a variety of other foods, such as meat, fish, fruit, pickles, and curry
 
[from Dutch rijst rice + tafel table]

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