Etymology
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delicatessen (n.)

1877, "delicacies, articles of fine food," American English, from German delikatessen, plural of delikatesse "a delicacy, fine food," from French délicatesse (1560s), from délicat "fine," from Latin delicatus "alluring, delightful, dainty" (see delicate). As a store where such things are sold, 1901, short for delicatessen shop.

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Definitions of delicatessen

delicatessen (n.)
ready-to-eat food products;
Synonyms: delicatessen food
delicatessen (n.)
a shop selling ready-to-eat food products;
Synonyms: deli / food shop
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