praline

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noun pra·line \ˈprä-ˌlēn, ˈprā-, ˈprȯ-\

Definition of praline

  1. :  a confection of nuts and sugar: such asa :  almonds cooked in boiling sugar until brown and crispb :  a patty of creamy brown sugar and pecan meats

Origin and Etymology of praline

French, from Count Plessis-Praslin †1675 French soldier


First Known Use: 1714


PRALINE Defined for English Language Learners

praline

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noun pra·line \ˈprä-ˌlēn, ˈprā-, ˈprȯ-\

Definition of praline for English Language Learners

  • : a candy made of nuts and boiled sugar


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