vol–au–vent

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noun \ˌvȯ-lō-ˈväⁿ\

Definition of vol–au–vent

  1. :  a baked patty shell filled with meat, fowl, game, or seafood in sauce

Origin and Etymology of vol–au–vent

French, literally, flight in the wind


First Known Use: 1828

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