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zakuska

[ zuh-koos-kuh ]
/ zəˈkus kə /
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noun, plural za·kus·ki [zuh-koos-kee], /zəˈkus ki/, za·kus·ka.Russian Cooking.

an hors d'oeuvre.

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Origin of zakuska

1880–85; <Russian zakúska (usually in plural), derivative of zakusítʾ to snack, have a bite, equivalent to za- v. prefix + -kusitʾ, derivative of kusátʾ to bite

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