petit beurre

[ puh-tee bœr ]

noun,plural pe·tits beurre [puh-tee bœr]. /pə ti ˈbœr/. French Cooking.
  1. a small, usually oblong butter cookie.

Origin of petit beurre

1905–10; <French: literally, little butter

Words Nearby petit beurre Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use petit beurre in a sentence

  • We had no bread, but we discovered some Petit-Beurre biscuits, and left him turning them over and over.