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biking n. an (all-you-can-eat) food buffet or smorgasbord. Editorial Note: Rendered in Japanese as バイキング and usu. Romanized as baikingu. Etymological Note: From English Viking, referring to the Scandinavian origins of the Swedish smörgåsbord. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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