croustade

croustade

[kroo-stahd]
noun
a shell of bread or pastry, sometimes of noodles, rice, or mashed potatoes, baked or fried and filled with ragout or the like.

Origin:
1835–45; < French < Provençal crustado < Latin crustātus, past participle of crustāre to encrust, derivative of crusta crust

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