Picnic is defined as a meal eaten outdoors, or an occasion where people come together to eat outside.(noun)
To picnic is to eat outside.(verb)
When you pack food and a blanket and go to the park and eat under a tree, this is an example of a situation where you picnic.
The definition of a picnic is a cut of cured pork.(adjective)
A shoulder cut of ham is an example of a picnic ham.
See picnic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr pique-nique, prob. < piquer, to pick + nique, a trifle < OFr niquier, to nod
See picnic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French pique-nique
Origin: , probably reduplication of piquer, to pick; see pique.
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