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What is the origins of the word picnic?

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French (piquenique) - means outing with food
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Picnic was first printed in English in the mid-1700s. It has an ancestor in
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The word came from French people , they are the first people to use the term picnic. In french language it is piquenique simply means outing with food. For more information see here
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No one knows. OED and most other sources doubt the origin theory stating that it came from piquer with French "nique" (of small importance) appended to it. I spoke to Albert
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