[shoo] /ʃu/

noun, plural choux
[shooz for 1;shoo for 2] /ʃuz for 1;ʃu for 2/ (Show IPA)
a cabbage-shaped decoration, as a rosette or knot on a woman’s dress, hat, etc.
noun (pl) choux (ʃuː)
a type of cabbage
a rosette
a round cream bun
the imperial dynasty of China from about 1126 to 255 bc

“fashionable knot in a woman’s dress or hat,” 1883; earlier “small, round, cream-filled pastry” (1706), from French chou, literally “cabbage” (12c.), from Latin caulis “cabbage,” literally “stalk” (see cole).


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