en·​tre·​mets | \ as a singular ˌäⁿ(n)-trə-ˈmā How to pronounce entremets (audio) , as a plural -ˈmā(z) \
plural in form but singular or plural in construction

Definition of entremets

: dishes served in addition to the main course of a meal especially : dessert

Examples of entremets in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In an nod to the Midwest, the bakers turn Michigan’s bumpy cake into bumpy entremets and make mini versions of Missouri’s gooey butter cake. Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2021

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First Known Use of entremets

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for entremets

French, from Old French entremes, from entre between + mes food, dish

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“Entremets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entremets. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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