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croûte

[kroot] /krut/
noun
1.
Origin
< French; see crust
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British Dictionary definitions for croûte

croute

/kruːt/
noun
1.
a small round of toasted bread on which a savoury mixture is served
Word Origin
from French croûtecrust
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Contemporary definitions for croûte
noun

crust, pastry; also, crust of bread

Word Origin

French 'crust'

Usage Note

cooking; en croûte means 'in pastry'

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