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Meaning of DESSERT

Pronunciation:  di'zurt

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a dish served as the last course of a meal

DESSERT is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 See Also: afters, ambrosia, baked Alaska, blancmange, charlotte, compote, course, dumpling, flan, frozen dessert, fruit compote, junket, mousse, peach melba, prune whip, pud, pudding, sabayon, sillabub, sweet, syllabub, trifle, zabaglione



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Des*sert"\, n. [F., fr. desservir to remove from table,
to clear the table; pref. des- (L. dis-) + servir to serve,
to serve at table. See {Serve}.]
A service of pastry, fruits, or sweetmeats, at the close of a
feast or entertainment; pastry, fruits, etc., forming the
last course at dinner.

      ``An 't please your honor,'' quoth the peasant, ``This
      same dessert is not so pleasant.''       --Pope.

{Dessert spoon}, a spoon used in eating dessert; a spoon
   intermediate in size between a teaspoon and a tablespoon.

{Dessert-spoonful}, n., pl. {Dessert-spoonfuls}, as much as a
   dessert spoon will hold, usually reckoned at about two and
   a half fluid drams.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a tasty dessert in your dream, represents indulgence, celebration, reward, or temptation. You are enjoying the good things in life.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: ambrosia, antepast, bonne bouche, cate, choice morsel, course, cover, dainty, delicacy, dish, entree, entremets, goody, help, helping, kickshaw, manna, morsel, nectar, place, plate, portion, pudding, savory, second helping, service, serving, sweet, tidbit, titbit, treat