croustade

[ kroo-stahd ]
/ kruˈstɑd /
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noun

a shell of bread or pastry, sometimes of noodles, rice, or mashed potatoes, baked or fried and filled with ragout or the like.

Nearby words

  1. croupier,
  2. croupous membrane,
  3. croupy,
  4. crouse,
  5. crousely,
  6. croute,
  7. crouton,
  8. crouzon's disease,
  9. crow,
  10. crow blackbird

Origin of croustade

1835–45; < French < Provençal crustado < Latin crustātus, past participle of crustāre to encrust, derivative of crusta crust

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