plat du jour

[plah duh zhoo r; French pla dy zhoor]
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noun, plural plats du jour [plahz duh zhoo r; French pla dy zhoor] /ˈplɑz də ˈʒʊər; French pla dü ˈʒur/.
  1. the special or featured dish of the day on a restaurant menu.

Origin of plat du jour

1905–10; < French: dish of the day
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British Dictionary definitions for plat du jour

plat du jour

noun plural plats du jour (ˈplɑːz də ˈʒʊə, French pla dy ʒur)
  1. the specially prepared or recommended dish of the day on a restaurant's menu

Word Origin for plat du jour

French, literally: dish of the day
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