croustade

noun
crous·​tade | \ krü-ˈstäd How to pronounce croustade (audio) \

Definition of croustade

: a crisp shell (as of toast or puff pastry) in which to serve food

First Known Use of croustade

circa 1845, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for croustade

French, probably from Italian crostata tart, from crosta pastry shell, crust, from Latin crusta — more at crust

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