Keywords: canapes, hors d'ouvres

Sign Definition

Definition in Auslan

General Definition

  1. Small items are placed on a circular object, such as food portions on a plate.

As a Noun

  1. Small servings of food that may be served prior to the course of a meal, typically eaten in one bite/mouthful. English = canapes


  1. There appears to be no commonly used Auslan sign for CANAPES (but some signers represent this visually using these depicting signs, once they have established the topic). If you know a sign for CANAPES used by you or other Auslan users (deaf people or interpreters) please go to "Report missing sign" and supply details. Thank you.