bouchée

noun bou·chée \ bü-ˈshā \

Definition of bouchée

: a small patty shell usually containing a creamed filling

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Origin and Etymology of bouchée

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


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