[tahr-teen; French tar-teen]
- a fancy French open-faced sandwich topped with spreadable ingredients.
- a piece of bread spread with butter, jam, etc.
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- an open sandwich, esp one with a rich or elaborate topping
C21: from French, diminutive of tarte tart 1
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