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croustade

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noun crous·tade \krü-ˈstäd\

Definition of croustade

  1. :  a crisp shell (as of toast or puff pastry) in which to serve food



Origin of croustade

French, probably from Italian crostata tart, from crosta pastry shell, crust, from Latin crusta — more at crust


First Known Use: circa 1845


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