Canape meaning

kăn'ə-pā', -pē
A cracker or a small, thin piece of bread or toast spread with cheese, meat, or relish and served as an appetizer.
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A cracker or a small piece of bread or toast spread with spiced meat, fish, cheese, etc., served as an appetizer, often with drinks.
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An hors d’oeuvre, a bite size slice open-faced sandwich made of thin bread or toast topped with savory garnish.
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A piece of furniture similar to a couch or settee, an elegant sofa.
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Origin of canape

  • French from canapé couch from Medieval Latin canāpēum mosquito net canopy
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Borrowing from French canapé.
    From Wiktionary