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praline

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noun pra·line \ˈprä-ˌlēn, ˈprā-, ˈprȯ-\

Simple Definition of praline

  • : a candy made of nuts and boiled sugar

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of praline

  1. :  a confection of nuts and sugar: as a :  almonds cooked in boiling sugar until brown and crisp b :  a patty of creamy brown sugar and pecan meats

Origin and Etymology of praline

French, from Count Plessis-Praslin †1675 French soldier


First Known Use: 1723


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