a course of appetizers consisting of an assortment of foods, as olives, anchovies, sliced sausage, peppers, and artichoke hearts.
noun (pl) -tos
a course of hors d’oeuvres in an Italian meal
1934, from Italian antipasto, from anti- “before” (see ante) + pasto “food,” from Latin pascere “to feed” (see pastor). Earlier anglicized as antepast (1590).
a natural, basic, or habitual repugnance; aversion. an instinctive contrariety or opposition in feeling. an object of natural aversion or habitual dislike. Contemporary Examples The antipathy toward America in the Middle East continues even after the architects of the Iraq war have exited the stage. Ten Iraq War Legacies The Daily Beast August 30, 2010 […]
antipatris a city built by Herod the Great, and called by this name in honour of his father, Antipater. It lay between Caesarea and Lydda, two miles inland, on the great Roman road from Caesarea to Jerusalem. To this place Paul was brought by night (Acts 23:31) on his way to Caesarea, from which it […]
antipeptic antipeptic an·ti·pep·tic (ān’tē-pěp’tĭk, ān’tī-) adj. Inhibiting the action of pepsin.
antipediculotic antipediculotic an·ti·pe·dic·u·lot·ic (ān’tē-pə-dĭk’yə-lŏt’ĭk, ān’tī-) adj. Destructive to lice. an’ti·pe·dic’u·lot’ic n.