mille-feuille

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mille-feuille

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Borrowed from French mille-feuille (literally a thousand sheets).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /miːlˈfɜːi/, /miːlˈfɔɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌmilˈfɔɪ/, /ˌmilˈfɜjə/, /ˌmilfəˈwi/[1]

Noun[edit]

mille-feuille (plural mille-feuilles)

  1. A type of pastry made of several layers of puff pastry usually filled with cream or custard, and topped with icing or sugar.
    Synonyms: Napoleon cake, napoleon (originally US slang)

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French[edit]

une tranche de mille-feuillea slice of millefeuille
des fleurs de mille-feuilleyarrow flowers

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From mille (a thousand) +‎ feuille (leaf, layer).

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mille-feuille m (plural mille-feuilles)

  1. (cooking) mille-feuille, vanilla slice

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mille-feuille f (plural mille-feuilles)

  1. (botany) common yarrow, yarrow, milfoil (Achillea millefolium)
    Synonyms: achillée

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