Complete Definition of "delicacy"

English

Etymology
From ME. delicacie < ME. delicat< L. delicatus

Noun
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  1. the quality of being delicate.
  2. something appealing, usually a pleasing food, especially a choice dish of a certain culture suggesting rarity and refinement -a Chinese delicacy
  3. fineness or elegance of construction or appearance.
  4. frailty of health or fitness.
  5. refinement in taste or discrimination.
  6. tact and propriety; the need for such tact.

Translations
trans-top|the quality of being delicate
French: délicatesse f
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trans-top|something appealing, especially a pleasing food
French: gourmandise f
German: Delikatesse f
Hebrew: ××¢×× (ma'adan) m
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