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soufflé

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noun souf·flé \sü-ˈflā, ˈsü-ˌ\

Simple Definition of soufflé

  • : a food that is made with eggs, flour, and other ingredients (such as cheese, vegetables, fruit, or chocolate) and that is baked until its top rises and it becomes very light and fluffy

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of soufflé

  1. :  a dish that is made from a sauce, egg yolks, beaten egg whites, and a flavoring or purée (as of seafood, fruit, or vegetables) and baked until puffed up

Examples of soufflé in a sentence

  1. a serving of chocolate soufflé



Origin and Etymology of soufflé

French, from soufflé, past participle of souffler to blow, puff up, from Old French sufler, from Latin sufflare, from sub- + flare to blow — more at blow


First Known Use: 1813


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soufflé

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adjective souf·flé \-ˈflād, -ˌflād\

Definition of soufflé

  1. :  puffed up by or in cooking



1888

First Known Use of soufflé

1888

Variants of soufflé

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souffléed


Learn More about soufflé

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of soufflé


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