plat du jour

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

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

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

/ (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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