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Kapsalon (the snack).

EtymologyEdit

Compound of kappen +‎ salon, calque of French salon de coiffure. The snack was developed by the owner of a barbershop, who used to order it as a custom snack.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑp.saːˌlɔn/
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  • Hyphenation: kap‧sa‧lon

NounEdit

kapsalon m (plural kapsalons, diminutive kapsalonnetje n)

  1. barber shop [from 19th c.]
    • 1876 May 15, "Roggestraat, E. 268", Arnhemsche Courant, Vol. 63, No. 6874, page 2.
      [] Bezoek getrouw zijn kapsalon , / Gedachtig steeds aan Absalon ,[sic] / Koop veel , koop heel zijn winkel uit , / Zoo fraai door goud en spiegelruit ; []
      [] Frequent his barbershop faithfully, / Remembering Absalom continuously, / Buy lots, buy till his shop's sold out, / So gorgeous with gold and mirror panes; []
  2. a type of fast food, consisting of fries topped with döner or shawarma meat, grilled with cheese and covered with salad [from 21st c.]
    • 2016 December 15, "Snackbar in Breda serveert kapsalon van een meter", Algemeen Dagblad.
      Het duo heeft zojuist de enige echte meter kapsalon op en werd naar de Kwalitaria in Breda gelokt door een facebookpost en een foto van de gigantische kapsalonhap op 5 december.
      The two have just eaten the one true metre-long kapsalon and was lured to the Kwalitaria in Breda by a Facebook post and a photograph of the giant kapsalon snack from December 5th.