entremets

noun

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
: 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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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of entremets was in the 15th century

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“Entremets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entremets. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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