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croissant

[ French krwah-sahn; English kruh-sahnt ]

noun

, plural crois·sants [k, r, wah-, sahn, kr, uh, -, sahnts].
  1. a rich, buttery, crescent-shaped roll of leavened dough or puff paste.


croissant

/ krwasɑ̃; ˈkrwʌsɒŋ /

noun

  1. a flaky crescent-shaped bread roll made of a yeast dough similar to puff pastry


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Word History and Origins

Origin of croissant1

1895–1900; < French: literally, crescent

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Word History and Origins

Origin of croissant1

French, literally: crescent

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Example Sentences

“Butter is very, very sensitive to heat,” said William Boutin, 37, a pastry instructor at La Cuisine Paris, who had spent the morning teaching students the art of the croissant and still had some flour on his cheeks.

It’s as if that stick of butter in my freezer could be simultaneously baked into a croissant in Paris.

The five-episode series, focused on the Kretz family’s real estate deals and drama, goes down easier than a croissant.

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You’re probably already familiar with one of the more common ways to make use of plain croissants.

Similar in flavor to an almond croissant, bostock was likely invented as a way to use up leftover sweet breads.

There were also Cronuts—his donut-croissant hybrid—available at the SXSW event.

I choked on my croissant at the lurid accounts in the New York Times, which positively wallowed in the story.

Warm up with a croissant and a mug of Counter Culture organic coffee at A Café at AKA Central Park (42 W. 58th St.).

You can start the day with a croissant and baguette, then end the day in a bistro or some place high-end, like Pierre Gagnaire.

Rue du Croissant (seventeenth century) is a street of ancient houses and the chief newspaper street of the city.

Elise finished the last crumb of croissant and drained the last drop of coffee.

They treated us remarkably well at Tours's Hôtel du Croissant.

So go we into the Rue Croissant, with its shaveless thuggeries and marauding cabs.

Ung aultre petit tableau de Nostre Dame, pourtant une couronne sur son chief, assise sur un croissant, le fond du tableau dor.

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