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 for pop-up menu
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  menu \men"u\ (m[e^]n"y[=oo]), n. [F., slender, thin, minute. See
     4th Minute.]
     1. The details of a banquet; a list of the dishes served at a
        meal, whether or not one has a choice.
        [PJC]
  
     2. Any list of objects, activities, etc. from which to
        choose; a selection of alternatives.
        [PJC]
  
     3. Hence:A list of dishes form which to choose at a
        restaurant; a bill of fare.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. Hence: (Computers) A list displayed on the computer
        screen, by which a program provides the user with
        different options for processing by the program. It
        usually includes a mechanism, such as pointing by a mouse
        or selection by arrow keys, to select the desired option
        from those on the list. Depending on how the menu is
        displayed, it may be a pop-up menu or pull-down menu.
        [PJC]

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