fondant


fon·dant

noun \ˈfän-dənt\

Definition of FONDANT

1
:  a soft creamy preparation of sugar, water, and flavorings that is used as a basis for candies or icings
2
:  a candy consisting chiefly of fondant

Origin of FONDANT

French, from present participle of fondre to melt — more at found
First Known Use: 1877

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