croquembouche

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French croquembouche (literally crunch-in-mouth).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

croquembouche (plural croquembouches)

  1. A French dessert made by piling profiteroles and other crunchy sweets in a tall shape, then pouring caramel over them to hold them in place.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From croque (crunches, crunch, third person singular present indicative, or second person singular imperative, of croquer) +‎ en (in) +‎ bouche (mouth); literally “crunch-in-mouth”.
The current spelling came later than the others, and was first attested in 1845.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

croquembouche m (plural croquembouches)

  1. croquembouche (French dessert made from a pile of profiteroles coated with caramel)
    Hypernyms: pièce montée

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