Dessert is defined as something sweet you eat after a meal.(noun)
An example of dessert is cake or pudding.
See dessert in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr < desservir, to clear the table < des- (L de), from + servir (L servire), serve
See dessert in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Old French desservir, to clear the table
Origin: : des-, de-
Origin: + servir, to serve; see serve.
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