Pronunciation: (del"i-ku-tes'un), [key]
1. a store selling foods already prepared or requiring little preparation for serving, as cooked meats, cheese, salads, and the like.
2. Informal.the food products sold in such a store or at a counter: We're having delicatessen for dinner.
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