bouchée

bouchée

[boo-shey]
noun
a small patty shell of puff pastry, used especially for hot hors d'oeuvres.

Origin:
1840–50; < French: literally, a mouthful, equivalent to bouche mouth (< Latin bucca) + -ée < Latin -āta -ate1

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bouchée (buːˈʃeɪ)
 
n
a small pastry case filled with a savoury mixture, served hot with cocktails or as an hors d'oeuvre
 
[C19: from French: mouthful]

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