custard

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noun cus·tard \ˈkə-stərd\

Definition of custard

  1. :  a pudding-like usually sweetened mixture made with eggs and milk

custardy

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Origin and Etymology of custard

Middle English, a kind of pie, alteration of crustarde, crustade, probably from Anglo-French *crustade, from cruste crust, from Latin crusta — more at crust


First Known Use: circa 1616


CUSTARD Defined for English Language Learners

custard

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noun cus·tard \ˈkə-stərd\

Definition of custard for English Language Learners

  • : a type of sweet food that is made with eggs and milk


CUSTARD Defined for Kids

custard

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noun cus·tard \ˈkə-stərd\

Definition of custard for Students

  1. :  a sweetened mixture of milk and eggs baked, boiled, or frozen



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