[ French da-kwaz ]
/ French daˈkwaz /
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a dessert consisting of baked layers of nut-flavored meringue with a cream filling, sometimes with the addition of fruit, served chilled.
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Origin of dacquoise
<French, feminine of dacquois pertaining to Dax
Words nearby dacquoise
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Example sentences from the Web for dacquoise
Waiters hoisting massive, gooey hazelnut dacquoise cakes spoon-feed the dancing guests encircling the stage.