noun, plural bei·gnets [ben-yeyz; French be-nye] /bɛnˈyeɪz; French bɛˈnyɛ/.
- behçet's syndrome,
- beiderbecke, bix,
- beilan pass,
Origin of beignet
Examples from the Web for beignet
Nor in gougre or beignet or bouche will Parmesan betray confidence.The Feasts of Autolycus|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Word Origin for beignet
"fritter," 1835, from French beignet "fritter, eggroll, doughnut" (14c.), from Old French buigne "bump, lump," from a Germanic source (cf. Middle High German bunge "clod, lump"), or from Gaulish *bunia (cf. Gaelic bonnach).