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profiterole

[pruh-fit-uh-rohl] /prəˈfɪt əˌroʊl/
noun
1.
a small cream puff with a sweet or savory filling, as of cream and chocolate sauce.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; < French, said to be diminutive of profit profit
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profiterole

/ˌprɒfɪtəˈrəʊl; ˈprɒfɪtəˌrəʊl; prəˈfɪtəˌrəʊl/
noun
1.
a small case of choux pastry with a sweet or savoury filling
Word Origin
C16: from French, literally: a small profit, (related to the gifts, etc, given to a servant), from profiter to profit
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