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mille–feuille

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noun \mēl-ˈfwē, mēl-ˈfœ-ē\

Definition of mille–feuille

  1. :  a dish composed of puff pastry layered with a filling (as salmon or cream)



Origin and Etymology of mille–feuille

French, from mille feuilles a thousand leaves


First Known Use: 1895


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