Definition of bavarois
: bavarian cream David Bouley … also uses herbs in a number of desserts, including lemon thyme macaroons and peaches roasted with savory, then stuffed with a peach bavarois. — Karen MacNeil, New York Times Magazine, 14 Oct. 1990
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Origin and Etymology of bavarois
borrowed from French bavaroise (short for crème bavaroise “Bavarian cream”) or bavarois (short for fromage bavarois “Bavarian cheese”)
First Known Use: 1846See Words from the same year
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