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mille-feuille

[meel-fœ-yuh] /milˈfœ yə/
noun, plural mille-feuilles
[meel-fœ-yuh] /milˈfœ yə/ (Show IPA).
French Cookery.
1.
napoleon (def 1).
Also, millefeuille.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < French, equivalent to mille thousand (< Latin; see milli-) + feuille leaf, sheet (< Latin folia, neuter plural (taken as feminine singular) of folium)
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