mille-feuille

noun
\ mēl-ˈfwē How to pronounce mille-feuille (audio) , mēl-ˈfœ-ē \

Definition of mille-feuille

: a dish composed of puff pastry layered with a filling (such as salmon or cream)

First Known Use of mille-feuille

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mille-feuille

French, from mille feuilles a thousand leaves

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“Mille-feuille.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mille-feuille. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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