brioche

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See also: Brioche and brioché

English[edit]

A brioche

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French brioche.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbriːɒʃ/, /briːˈɒʃ/[1]
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒʃ

Noun[edit]

brioche (plural brioches)

  1. A type of light sweet pastry or bun of French origin.
    Hypernym: viennoiserie
    Coordinate terms: croissant, pain au chocolat, Danish pastry
    • 2004, Harold McGee, chapter 10, in On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen, Scribner, →ISBN:
      French brioche dough is especially rich in butter and eggs. It's often retarded [] for 6–18 hours to stiffen it, then rolled out and briefly rested.
  2. A knitted cushion for the feet.

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French[edit]

brioche

Etymology[edit]

From Old French brier (to break) +‎ -oche; compare French broyer.

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brioche f (plural brioches)

  1. (baking, cooking) brioche (type of light sweet pastry or bun of French origin)
    • (Can we date this quote?), Attributed to Marie Antoinette:
      Qu'ils mangent de la brioche.
      Let them eat cake.
  2. (figuratively) gaffe, blunder
    Synonyms: gaucherie, bévue, boulette
  3. (informal) paunch, belly
    Synonym: bide

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French brioche, from Old French brier (to break).

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brioche f (invariable)

  1. a croissant, Danish pastry, or other sweet bun
    Synonyms: cornetto, croissant

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French brioche.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bri‧o‧che

Noun[edit]

brioche m (plural brioches)

  1. (cooking) brioche (type of bun)

References[edit]

  1. ^ brioche” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.
  2. ^ brioche” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French brioche.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɾjot͡ʃe/, [ˈbɾjo.t͡ʃe]

Noun[edit]

brioche m (plural brioches)

  1. brioche (type of bun)

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