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Ethymology of "canapé" in Bridge?

As you probably know, the term "Canapé" in bidding means that holding, for example, 5-4 or 6-4 in two suits, you open the 4-card suit, and (if reasonable) rebid the 5+suit in the next round.

The wikipedia article https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canap%C3%A9_(bridge) earlier read:

"The name Canapé refers to a small bite presented before a big meal." 

Then on July 19, 2019 somebody removed that sentence with a comment: "the name "Canapé" refers to the couch not to the bite"

Is the latter comment really correct?

If so, how is canapé-bidding in bridge related to a couch? 

I don't get it... can you explain?

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