[ kuhs-terd ]
/ ˈkʌs tərd /
a dessert made of eggs, sugar, and milk, either baked, boiled, or frozen.
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British Dictionary definitions for custard
/ (ˈkʌstəd) /
a baked sweetened mixture of eggs and milk
a sauce made of milk and sugar and thickened with cornflour
Word Origin for custard
C15: alteration of Middle English crustade kind of pie, probably from Old Provençal croustado, from crosta crust
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