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profiterole

[ pruh-fit-uh-rohl ]
/ prəˈfɪt əˌroʊl /
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noun
a small cream puff with a sweet or savory filling, as of cream and chocolate sauce.
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Origin of profiterole

1505–15; <French, said to be diminutive of profitprofit
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British Dictionary definitions for profiterole

profiterole
/ (ˌprɒfɪtəˈrəʊl, ˈprɒfɪtəˌrəʊl, prəˈfɪtəˌrəʊl) /

noun
a small case of choux pastry with a sweet or savoury filling

Word Origin for profiterole

C16: from French, literally: a small profit, (related to the gifts, etc, given to a servant), from profiter to profit
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