fondant

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noun fon·dant \ˈfän-dənt\

Definition of fondant

  1. 1 :  a soft creamy preparation of sugar, water, and flavorings that is used as a basis for candies or icings

  2. 2 :  a candy consisting chiefly of fondant

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Origin and Etymology of fondant

French, from present participle of fondre to melt — more at found


First Known Use: 1877


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