What does dessert mean?

Definitions for dessert
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dessert, sweet, afters(noun)

    a dish served as the last course of a meal

Wiktionary

  1. dessert(Noun)

    A sweet confection served as the last course of a meal

    Etymology: From dessert, from desservir, from dés- and servir, thus literally meaning “removal of what has been served”.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dessert(noun)

    a service of pastry, fruits, or sweetmeats, at the close of a feast or entertainment; pastry, fruits, etc., forming the last course at dinner

    Etymology: [F., fr. desservir to remove from table, to clear the table; pref. des- (L. dis-) + servir to serve, to serve at table. See Serve.]

Freebase

  1. Dessert

    Dessert is the usually sweet course that concludes a meal. The food that composes the dessert course includes but is not limited to sweet foods. There is a wide variety of desserts in western cultures including cakes, cookies, biscuits, gelatins, pastries, ice creams, pies, pudding, and candies. Fruit is also commonly found in dessert courses because of its natural sweetness. Many different cultures have their own variations of similar desserts around the world, such as in Russia, where many breakfast foods such as blint, oladi, and syrniki can be served with honey and jam to make them popular as desserts. The loosely defined course called dessert can apply to many foods.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dessert

    dez-ėrt′, n. fruits, confections, &c., served at the close of an entertainment after the rest has been taken away.—ns. Dessert′-serv′ice, the dishes used for dessert; Dessert′-spoon, a spoon smaller than a table-spoon and larger than a tea-spoon, used not so much for dessert as for pudding. [O. Fr. dessert, desservir, to clear the table—des, away, and servir, to serve—L. servīre.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dessert in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dessert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of dessert in a Sentence

  1. Mascha Davis:

    Pizza can be made healthier if you order a whole-grain crust, add a lot of veggies and order half the cheese. And ice cream can be a better choice if you get a sorbet or eat a healthy meal and then enjoy some real ice cream for dessert, there is a better version of almost any' cheat meal.'.

  2. Margaret Jones:

    The 'self care' movement tends to focus on solo activities — like a facial or an indulgent dessert, but we’ve seen this trend impacting the events industry — and bringing people together as a result.

  3. Viviana Reyes:

    Girl Scout Cookie-inspired dessert challenge has been incredibly popular, it is a really big deal for Girl Scouts Innovation Manager-Latino community. Girl Scouts Innovation Manager-Latino community get really excited with all these amazing creations. Chefs are so creative and they just do such an amazing job of using the Girl Scout cookie to make something that’s really unique and specific to their restaurants.

  4. South Carolina:

    Jeb Bush is like you're anticipating a great dessert, and you finally have dessert and you find out they burnt the cake, you know you're supposed to like him, but there's just not much energy there.

  5. Liz Weiss:

    This luscious dessert makes 3 to 4 servings, and the ‘sprinkles’ on top— sliced almonds, chia seeds, and unsweetened shredded coconut— arenutrient-rich as well.

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