tapas

Definitions

Food

  • Originally a slice of ham or chorizo sausage placed over the mouth of a wine glass, from tapa to cover, some say to keep out flies, others to increase thirst. Now consists of small portions of any kind of made-up dish or individual snack served in bars with wine.

Travel

  • noun small plates of snacks such as fried squid, olives, cheese etc., served with beer or wine
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