[ shoo ]
/ ʃu /
noun, plural choux [shooz for 1; shoo for 2 ]. /ʃuz for 1; ʃu for 2 /.
a cabbage-shaped decoration, as a rosette or knot on a woman's dress, hat, etc.
cream puff: delicious little choux topped with sugar crystals or streusel.
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Origin of chou
First recorded in 1700–10; from French: literally, “cabbage,” from Latin caulis “stem”; see origin at cole
Definition for chou (2 of 2)
[ joh ]
/ dʒoʊ /
a dynasty in China, 1122?–256 b.c., marked by the division of China into separate feudal states and the emergence of important philosophical schools, especially Confucianism and Taoism.
Also Chow [chou; Chinese joh]; /tʃaʊ; Chinese dʒoʊ/; Pinyin, Zhou [joh] /dʒoʊ/ .
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Example sentences from the Web for chou
Those of Watteau will make him believe that he could live on candies and choux à la crême.Her Royal Highness Woman|Max O'Rell
The name "choux" (sh) or "cabbage," is often used as a pet name.
Cauliflower in French is "choux fleur" (sh-flr), which means "cabbage flower."
British Dictionary definitions for chou (1 of 2)
/ (ʃuː) /
noun plural choux (ʃuː)
a type of cabbage
a round cream bun
Word Origin for chou
C18 (a bun): from French, from Latin caulis cabbage
British Dictionary definitions for chou (2 of 2)
/ (tʃəʊ) /
the imperial dynasty of China from about 1126 to 255 bc
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