petit four

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noun pe·tit four \ˌpe-tē-ˈfȯr, pə-ˌtē-, -ˈfu̇r\

Definition of petit four

plural

petits fours

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petit fours

play \ˌpe-tē-ˈfȯrz, pə-ˌtē-, -ˈfu̇r(z)\
  1. :  a small cake cut from pound or sponge cake and frosted

Origin and Etymology of petit four

French, literally, small oven


PETIT FOUR Defined for English Language Learners

petit four

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Definition of petit four for English Language Learners

  • : a very small cake that is decorated with frosting

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