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an·ti·pas·to  audio  (nt-pst, -änt-päs-) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. an·ti·pas·tos or an·ti·pas·ti  (-t) KEY 
An appetizer usually consisting of an assortment of foods, such as smoked meats, cheese, fish, and vegetables.

ETYMOLOGY:
Italian : anti-, before (from Latin ante-; see ante-) + pasto, food (from Latin pstus, past participle of pscere, to feed; see p- in Indo-European roots)


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