petit four

noun pe·tit four \ ˌpe-tē-ˈfȯr , pə-ˌtē- , -ˈfu̇r \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of petit four

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

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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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