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  1. a very thin, crisp, delicate cookie typically made with egg whites and often almonds, and sometimes formed into a cylinder or curved tile-like shape.

  2. any crisp, thin wafer accompanying a dish or a meal, such as one made from cheese.

Origin of tuile

First recorded in 1940–45; from French: literlly, “tile,” from Latin tēgula; see tegula

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