What does dessert mean?

Definitions for dessert
dɪˈzɜrtdessert

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dessert, sweet, aftersnoun

    a dish served as the last course of a meal

Wiktionary

  1. dessertnoun

    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. Dessertnoun

    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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Numerology

  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. Martha McKittrick:

    If someone could have a forkful of dessert every night, that's fine, but for others, I honestly believe it sets them off, i have tons of patients who can have a small amount of dark chocolate every day, but if I had box of chocolate in front of me, I couldn't have just one. Everyone is different, and you have to know your own body.

  2. Simona Halep:

    It's first time when I stay here in the village. I have a house, very nice house. I'm just chilling, i had some bread with Nutella in the morning. This is my dessert for this tournament.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Desert for all correct/fact writing; Dessert for all crap/flattering writing.

  4. Maya Cooper:

    You can't live without dessert! it's a psychological experience!

  5. Jackie Mills:

    Think about the quality of dessert, how much satisfaction you will get from it and the sharing concept of it.

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