plat du jour

[ plah duh -zhoor; French pla dy -zhoor ]
/ ˈplɑ də ˈʒʊər; French pla dü ˈʒur /

noun, plural plats du jour [plahz duh -zhoor; French pla dy -zhoor]. /ˈplɑz də ˈʒʊər; French pla dü ˈʒur/.

the special or featured dish of the day on a restaurant menu.

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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
/ (ˈplɑː də ˈʒʊə, French pla dy ʒur) /

noun plural plats du jour (ˈplɑːz də ˈʒʊə, French pla dy ʒur)

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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