/əˈpɛtɪtɪv/ adjective Characterized by a natural desire to satisfy bodily needs. Origin Mid 16th century: from French appétitif or medieval Latin appetitivus, from appetire ‘seek […] Read More


/ˌkɑːbəˈnɑːrə/ adjective Denoting a pasta sauce made with bacon or ham, egg, and cream. postpositive ‘spaghetti carbonara’ Origin Italian, literally ‘charcoal kiln’, perhaps influenced by […] Read More


/kɒlˈkanən/ noun mass noun An Irish and Scottish dish of cabbage and potatoes boiled and mashed together. Origin Late 18th century: from cole; the origin […] Read More


/ɪnˈtʌɪs//ɛnˈtʌɪs/ verb [with object] Attract or tempt by offering pleasure or advantage. with object and infinitive ‘the treat is offered to entice the dog to […] Read More