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zakuska

[zuh-koos-kuh] /zəˈkus kə/
noun, plural zakuski
[zuh-koos-kee] /zəˈkus ki/ (Show IPA),
zakuska. Russian Cookery.
1.
an hors d'oeuvre.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Russian zakúska (usually in plural), derivative of zakusítʾ to snack, have a bite, equivalent to za- v. prefix + -kusitʾ, derivative of kusátʾ to bite
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