menu

[ men-yoo, mey-nyoo ]
/ ˈmɛn yu, ˈmeɪ nyu /

noun

a list of the dishes served at a meal; bill of fare: Ask the waiter for a menu.
the dishes served.
any list or set of items, activities, etc., from which to choose: What's on the menu this weekend—golf, tennis, swimming?
Digital Technology. a list of options available to a user, as displayed on a screen.

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Origin of menu

1650–60; < French: detailed list, noun use of menu small, detailed < Latin minūtus minute2
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British Dictionary definitions for menus

menu
/ (ˈmɛnjuː) /

noun

a list of dishes served at a meal or that can be ordered in a restaurant
a list of options displayed on a visual display unit from which the operator selects an action to be carried out by positioning the cursor or by depressing the appropriate key

Word Origin for menu

C19: from French menu small, detailed (list), from Latin minūtus minute ²
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