kouign

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from presumed older French *cuigne, attested in various dialects as cuignet, cuignot, cuignole, quignon, etc., from coin (wedge), from Latin cuneus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kouign m (plural kouignoù)

  1. cake, bun, brioche

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: kouign-amann
  • French: kouign-amann

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