croissant

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French croissant (crescent), present participle of croître (“to grow”).

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  • (Canada) IPA(key): /kɹwɒˈsɒnt/, /kɹwəˈsɒnt/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɹwʌsɒŋ/, /ˈkwʌsɒŋ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kɹəˈsɑnt/, /kɹwɑˈsɑ̃/
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croissant (plural croissants)

  1. A flaky roll or pastry in a form of a crescent.

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Finnish[edit]

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croissant

  1. croissant

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of the verb croître (to increase). Ultimately from Latin crescens, present active participle of cresco (I augment).

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Noun[edit]

croissant m (plural croissants)

  1. crescent
  2. croissant
  3. crescent moon (croissant de lune).
  4. (heraldry) crescent

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croissant m (feminine croissante, masculine plural croissants, feminine plural croissantes)

  1. increasing, augmenting

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croissant

  1. Present participle of croître.

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croissant m (plural croissants)

  1. croissant (a flaky roll or pastry in a form of a crescent)

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croissant c

  1. croissant

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