noun \ˈkəs-tərd\

: a type of sweet food that is made with eggs and milk

Full Definition of CUSTARD

:  a pudding-like usually sweetened mixture made with eggs and milk
cus·tardy \-tər-dē\ adjective

Origin of CUSTARD

Middle English, a kind of pie, alteration of crustarde, crustade, probably from Anglo-French *crustade, from cruste crust, from Latin crusta — more at crust
First Known Use: circa 1706

Rhymes with CUSTARD


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