bouchée

noun
bou·​chée | \ bü-ˈshā How to pronounce bouchée (audio) \

Definition of bouchée

: a small patty shell usually containing a creamed filling

First Known Use of bouchée

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bouchée

French, literally, mouthful, from Old French buchiee, from Vulgar Latin *buccata, from Latin bucca cheek, mouth

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