croquembouche

[ kroh-kuh m-boosh; French kraw-kahn-boosh ]
/ ˌkroʊ kəmˈbuʃ; French krɔ kɑ̃ˈbuʃ /

noun, plural cro·quem·bouches [kroh-kuh m-boo-shiz; French kraw-kahn-boosh] /ˌkroʊ kəmˈbu ʃɪz; French krɔ kɑ̃ˈbuʃ/. French Cookery.

a pyramid of bite-size cream puffs coated and held in place with caramelized sugar.

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Origin of croquembouche

< French, assimilated form of croque en bouche (it) crunches in (the) mouth
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