croustade


crous·tade

noun \krü-ˈstäd\

Definition of CROUSTADE

:  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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