croustade

[ kroo-stahd ]
/ kruˈstɑd /

noun

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

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Origin of croustade

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