crouton

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noun crou·ton \ˈkrü-ˌtän, krü-ˈ\

Definition of crouton

  1. :  a small cube of toasted or crisply fried bread

Origin and Etymology of crouton

French croûton, diminutive of croûte crust, from Medieval French crouste, from Old French, from Latin crusta


First Known Use: 1806


CROUTON Defined for English Language Learners

crouton

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noun crou·ton \ˈkrü-ˌtän, krü-ˈ\

Definition of crouton for English Language Learners

  • : a small piece of bread that is toasted or fried until it is crisp



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