compounding noun
Asian food
This word in French originally means Asian. However, in this newly formed word, it is interestingly combined with the English word “ate” and means Asian food.
Etymology : (Asia)n + (ate)/ The word itself looks like French, but here the word uses English word “ate” to mean something with eating
Source : 9/17/11 While reading a food blog
Last modified: 5 December 2011