croûte

[ kroot ]
/ krut /

noun

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Origin of croûte

From French; see origin at crust
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Example sentences from the Web for croûte

  • For soup, you have Croute au pot; for meat, you have Tourne-dos a la sauce poivrade; for pudding, you have Pommes au beurre.

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  • Prepare in the same manner as croute aux fruits, but use pineapple.

British Dictionary definitions for croûte

croute
/ (kruːt) /

noun

a small round of toasted bread on which a savoury mixture is served

Word Origin for croute

from French croûte crust
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