Pronunciation: (än'tru-mā"; Fr. än-tru-me'), [key]
—pl. -metsPronunciation: (-māz"; Fr. -me'). [key] (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
1. a dish or dishes served at dinner between the principal courses or with the roast or other main course; side dish.
2. the sweet dishes or dessert course served after a cheese course.
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