Word of the Day – Dec. 21 – Lagniappe

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Noun: Lagniappe  (LAN-yap)

Definition: A small gift given a customer by a merchant at the time of a purchase. Broadly: something given or obtained gratuitously or by way of good measure.

Sample sentence:  Diners will no doubt be pleasantly surprised that such a fine champagne is served with the special holiday menu’s first course as lagniappe.

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