[ kroh-kuhm-boosh; French kraw-kahn-boosh ]
/ ˌkroʊ kəmˈbuʃ; French krɔ kɑ̃ˈbuʃ /
noun, plural cro·quem·bouches [kroh-kuhm-boo-shiz; French kraw-kahn-boosh]. /ˌkroʊ kəmˈbu ʃɪz; French krɔ kɑ̃ˈbuʃ/. French Cooking.
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
Words nearby croquembouche
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Beneath the croquembouche and rock candy tiaras, these are real women.