a fritter or doughnut.
French Cooking. any fruit, vegetable, seafood, etc., dipped in batter and deep-fried.
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How to use beignet in a sentence
Bur is a sweet fried bread or doughnut similar to a beignet.A Somali-style afternoon break for tea and sweets will soothe the spirit | Ifrah F. Ahmed | October 29, 2021 | Washington Post
Nor in gougre or beignet or bouche will Parmesan betray confidence.The Feasts of Autolycus | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
British Dictionary definitions for beignet
mainly US and Canadian a square deep-fried pastry served hot and sprinkled with icing sugar
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