- a cabbage-shaped decoration, as a rosette or knot on a woman's dress, hat, etc.
- cream puff.
Origin of chou
Examples from the Web for choux
Historical Examples of choux
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."
Those of Watteau will make him believe that he could live on candies and choux à la crême.Her Royal Highness Woman
- a type of cabbage
- a rosette
- a round cream bun
Word Origin for chou
- the imperial dynasty of China from about 1126 to 255 bc
Word Origin and History for choux
"fashionable knot in a woman's dress or hat," 1883; earlier "small, round, cream-filled pastry" (1706), from French chou, literally "cabbage" (12c.), from Latin caulis "cabbage," literally "stalk" (see cole).