dessert

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See also: desert, dêssèrt, and Dessert

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French dessert, from desservir (disserve), from dés- (dis-) and servir (serve), thus literally meaning “removal of what has been served”.

Note: It was erroneously suggested (e.g. in "Glucose syrups: Technology and Applications" (Peter Hull, 2010)) that the word is derived from the name of Benjamin Delessert, the inventor of beet sugar. However, the term predates him by at least a century.

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Noun[edit]

dessert (countable and uncountable, plural desserts)

  1. A sweet confection served as the last course of a meal

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Descendants[edit]

  • Japanese: デザート (dezāto)

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French dessert, from desservir (disserve), from dés- (dis-) and servir (serve).

Noun[edit]

dessert c (singular definite desserten, plural indefinite desserter)

  1. dessert

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French dessert, from desservir (disserve), from dés- (dis-) and servir (serve), thus literally meaning “removal of what has been served”.

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Noun[edit]

dessert n (plural desserten or desserts, diminutive dessertje n)

  1. A dessert.
    Synonyms: nagerecht, naspijs, toespijs, toetje

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

dessert (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. dessert

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

dessert m (plural desserts)

  1. dessert, pudding

Descendants[edit]

  • Czech: dezert
  • Danish: dessert
  • Dutch: dessert (see there for further descendants)
  • English: dessert (see there for further descendants)
  • German: Dessert (see there for further descendants)
  • Norwegian Bokmål: dessert
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: dessert
  • Persian: دسر(deser)
  • Polish: deser

Verb[edit]

dessert

  1. third-person singular present indicative of desservir

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From French dessert

Noun[edit]

dessert m (definite singular desserten, indefinite plural desserter, definite plural dessertene)

  1. dessert

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From French dessert

Noun[edit]

dessert m (definite singular desserten, indefinite plural dessertar, definite plural dessertane)

  1. dessert

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Romansch[edit]

Noun[edit]

dessert m (plural desserts)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) dessert

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

dessert n (plural desserts, diminutive dessertsje)

  1. dessert

Further reading[edit]

  • dessert”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011