charlotte russe

noun char·lotte russe \ˈshär-lət-ˈrüs\

Definition of charlotte russe

  1. :  a charlotte made with sponge cake or ladyfingers and a whipped-cream or custard-gelatin filling

Origin and Etymology of charlotte russe

French, literally, Russian charlotte

First Known Use: 1839

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