dariole

noun dar·i·ole \ˈda(a)rēˌōl\

Definition of dariole

plural

-s

  1. :  a shell of pastry or mold of aspic filled with sweet or savory food

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Origin and Etymology of dariole

French, from Middle French, a pastry filled with cream, perhaps from an assumed dialect word akin to Middle French dorer to gild + -ole — more at dory


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