éclair


éclair

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

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

Full Definition of ÉCLAIR

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

Origin of ÉCLAIR

French, literally, lightning
First Known Use: 1861

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