mille-feuille

or mille·feuille

[ meel-fœ-yuh ]
/ milˈfœ yə /

noun, plural mille-feuilles [meel-fœ-yuh] /milˈfœ yə/. French Cookery.

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Origin of mille-feuille

1890–95; < French, equivalent to mille thousand (< Latin; see milli-) + feuille leaf, sheet (< Latin folia, neuter plural (taken as feminine singular) of folium)
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