canapé

See also: canape and canapè

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French canapé. Doublet of canopy and conopeum.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

canapé (plural canapés)

  1. An hors d’oeuvre, a bite-sized open-faced sandwich made of thin bread or toast topped with savory garnish.
  2. A piece of furniture similar to a couch or settee, an elegant sofa.
    • 1908, Upton Sinclair, The Metropolis, Moffat, Yard & Company, New York, page 29:
      Oliver was sitting on the edge of the canapé, swinging one leg over the other; and he stopped abruptly and stared, and then sank back, laughing softly to himself.

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CatalanEdit

NounEdit

canapé m (plural canapés)

  1. (Valencia) Alternative spelling of canapè

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French canapé. Attested since the 18th century.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkaː.naːˈpeː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ca‧na‧pé
  • Rhymes: -eː

NounEdit

canapé m (plural canapés, diminutive canapeetje n)

  1. canapé

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French conopé, conope (later altered in form and meaning based on Medieval Latin canāpēum, alteration of canōpēum (mosquito net)), itself from Latin cōnōpēum (seat with a canopy), from Ancient Greek κωνωπεῖον (kōnōpeîon), from κώνωψ (kṓnōps, mosquito). Cognate with English canopy.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

canapé m (plural canapés)

  1. sofa
  2. piece of bread covered with some savory (finger) food
  3. nibble (small bits of food, e.g. at a party)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967
  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition
  • H. H. Mallinckrodt, Latijn Nederlands woordenboek (Aula n° 24), Utrecht-Antwerpen, Spectrum, 1959 [Latin - Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French canapé.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

canapé m (plural canapés)

  1. canapé (a bite-size slice open-faced sandwich)
  2. canapé (a type of elegant sofa)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ canapé” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.
  2. ^ canapé” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kanaˈpe/, [ka.naˈpe]

NounEdit

canapé m (plural canapés)

  1. canapé (food)
  2. canapé (furniture)
  3. snack food

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