dacquoise

noun
dac·​quoise | \ dä-ˈkwäz How to pronounce dacquoise (audio) \
plural dacquoises

Definition of dacquoise

: a dessert made of layers of baked nut meringue with a filling usually of buttercream

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First Known Use of dacquoise

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dacquoise

French, from feminine of dacquois of Dax, a town in southern France

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The first known use of dacquoise was in 1954

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“Dacquoise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dacquoise. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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