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zakuski

zakouski

/ (zæˈkʊskɪ) /
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pl n singular -ka (-kə)

Russian cookery hors d'oeuvres, consisting of tiny open sandwiches spread with caviar, smoked sausage, etc, or a cold dish such as radishes in sour cream, all usually served with vodka

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Word Origin for zakuski

Russian, from zakusit' to have a snack

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  • To the zakuski succeeded the meal itself, and the host became a perfect glutton on his guests' behalf.

    Dead Souls|Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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