mille-feuille

noun

mēl-ˈfwē How to pronounce mille-feuille (audio)
mēl-ˈfœ-ē
: a dish composed of puff pastry layered with a filling (such as salmon or cream)

Word History

Etymology

French, from mille feuilles a thousand leaves

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mille-feuille was in 1895

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Cite this Entry

“Mille-feuille.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mille-feuille. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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