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Word of the Day 07/19/17 Smorgasbord

Smorgasbord (noun)
smorgasbord [smawr-guh s-bawrd, -bohrd or, often, shmawr-]


noun
1. a buffet meal of various hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, salads, casserole dishes, meats, cheeses, etc.
2. an extensive array or variety: The company has a smorgasbord of employee benefits.

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Origin: 1915-20; < Swedish smörgsbord, equivalent to smörgs sandwich + bord table

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