side dish

  1. a serving of a portion of food in addition to the principal food, usually on a separate dish.

  2. the small additional dish used for such food.

Origin of side dish

First recorded in 1715–25

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British Dictionary definitions for side dish

side dish

  1. a portion of food served in addition to the main dish

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