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petit beurre

[puh-tee bœr]
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noun, plural pe·tits beurre [puh-tee bœr] /pə ti ˈbœr/. French Cookery.
  1. a small, usually oblong butter cookie.

Origin of petit beurre

1905–10; < French: literally, little butter
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Historical Examples

  • We had no bread, but we discovered some Petit-Beurre biscuits, and left him turning them over and over.

    The Luck of Thirteen

    Jan Gordon