petit beurre

[ puh-tee bœr ]
/ pə ti ˈbœr /

noun, plural pe·tits beurre [puh-tee bœr] /pə ti ˈbœr/. French Cookery.

a small, usually oblong butter cookie.

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Origin of petit beurre

1905–10; < French: literally, little butter
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Example sentences from the Web for petit beurre

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