entree (n.)youdaoicibaDictgodict[entree 词源字典]
1724, "opening piece of an opera or ballet," from French entrée, from Old French entree (see entry). Cookery sense is from 1759; originally the dish which was introductory to the main course. Meaning "entry, freedom of access" is from 1762. The word had been borrowed in Middle English as entre "act of entering."[entree etymology, entree origin, 英语词源]