raw vegetables cut up and served as an hors d'oeuvre, usually with a dip or with sauces
Origin of cruditésFr, literally , raw things: see crudity
Cut raw vegetables, such as carrot sticks and pepper strips, served often with a dip as an appetizer.
Origin of cruditesFrench pl. of crudité rawness from Old French crudite from Latin crūditās indigestion, undigested food from crūdus raw ; see crude .