crouton

[ kroo-ton, kroo-ton ]

noun
  1. a small piece of fried or toasted bread, sometimes seasoned, used as a garnish for soups, salads, and other dishes.

Origin of crouton

1
1800–10; <French, equivalent to croûtecrust + -on diminutive suffix

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crouton

/ (ˈkruːtɒn) /


noun
  1. a small piece of fried or toasted bread, usually served in soup

Origin of crouton

1
French: diminutive of croûte crust

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