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éclair

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noun \ē-ˈkler, ā-, e-, ə-; ˈē-ˌ, ˈā-ˌ, ˈe-ˌ\

Simple Definition of éclair

  • : a type of long pastry that is filled with whipped cream or a sweet cream filling and usually topped with chocolate

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of éclair

  1. :  a usually chocolate-frosted oblong pastry filled with whipped cream or custard

Origin of éclair

French, literally, lightning


First Known Use: 1861


Learn More about éclair

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "éclair"


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