Etymology
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menu (n.)

1837, "detailed list of dishes to be served at a banquet or meal," from French menu de repas "list of what is served at a meal," from French menu (adj.) "small, detailed" (11c.), from Latin minutus "small," literally "made smaller," past participle of minuere "to diminish," from root of minus "to diminish" (from PIE root *mei- (2) "small"). Computer sense of "list of options displayed on a screen" is by 1967, from the expanded sense of "any detailed list," which is attested by 1889.

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Definitions of menu

menu (n.)
a list of dishes available at a restaurant;
the menu was in French
Synonyms: bill of fare / card / carte du jour / carte
menu (n.)
the dishes making up a meal;
menu (n.)
(computer science) a list of options available to a computer user;
Synonyms: computer menu
menu (n.)
an agenda of things to do;
they worked rapidly down the menu of reports
Synonyms: fare
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