croquembouche

[ 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

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