- A food or drink served usually before a meal to stimulate the appetite.
- That which excites or whets the appetite, as a walk; anything that gives a relish for food.
- Something which creates or whets an appetite.
- A small, light, and usually <xref>savory</xref> first <xref>course</xref> in a meal
- food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)