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a very light pastry made with eggs, used for eclairs, etc
What Does 🥐 Croissant Emoji Mean?The croissant, a delectable, flaky, crescent of pastry goodness, is represented in emoji-land by a simple illustration—in golden brown and yellow tones—that almost looks good enough to eat.
Word Origin for choux pastry
partial translation of French pâte choux cabbage dough (from its round shape)
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