ba·​var·​ois | \ ˌbä-vär-ˈwä How to pronounce bavarois (audio) \

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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First Known Use of bavarois

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bavarois

borrowed from French bavaroise (short for crème bavaroise “Bavarian cream”) or bavarois (short for fromage bavarois “Bavarian cheese”)

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“Bavarois.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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