takeout

or take-out

[teyk-out]
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noun

adjective

pertaining to or supplying food and drink to be taken out and consumed elsewhere: the takeout window of a restaurant.
Also takedown. of, relating to, or providing a takeout mortgage: The high-rise developer has found a takeout commitment from a large insurance company.

Origin of takeout

First recorded in 1915–20; noun use of verb phrase take out
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Word Origin and History for takeout
adj.

in reference to food prepared at a restaurant but not eaten there, 1941, from take (v.) + out. British equivalent takeaway is recorded from 1964.

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