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table d'hôte

[tah-buh l doht, tab-uh l; French tabluh doht] /ˈtɑ bəl ˈdoʊt, ˈtæb əl; French tablə ˈdoʊt/
noun, plural tables d'hôte
[tah-buh lz doht, tab-uh lz; French tabluh doht] /ˈtɑ bəlz ˈdoʊt, ˈtæb əlz; French tablə ˈdoʊt/ (Show IPA)
1.
a meal of preselected courses served at a fixed time and price to the guests at a hotel or restaurant.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < French: literally, the host's table
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table d'hôte

/ˈtɑːbəl ˈdəʊt; French tablə dot/
adjective
1.
(of a meal) consisting of a set number of courses with limited choice of dishes offered at a fixed price Compare à la carte, prix fixe
noun (pl) tables d'hôte (ˈtɑːbəlz ˈdəʊt; French) (tablə dot)
2.
a table d'hôte meal or menu
Word Origin
C17: from French, literally: the host's table
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