Petits fours

petit four

[pet-ee fawr, fohr; French puh-tee foor]
noun, plural petits fours [pet-ee fawrz, fohrz; French puh-tee foor] , petit fours.
a small teacake, variously frosted and decorated.

1880–85; < French: literally, small oven Unabridged
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petit four (ˈpɛtɪ ˈfɔː, French pəti fur)
n , pl petits fours
any of various very small rich sweet cakes and biscuits, usually decorated with fancy icing, marzipan, etc
[French, literally: little oven]

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