Fondant



[fon-duh nt; French fawn-dahn] /ˈfɒn dənt; French fɔ̃ˈdɑ̃/

noun
1.
a thick, creamy sugar paste, the basis of many candies.
2.
a candy made of this paste.
/ˈfɒndənt/
noun
1.
a thick flavoured paste of sugar and water, used in sweets and icings
2.
a sweet made of this mixture
adjective
3.
(of a colour) soft; pastel
n.

1877, from French fondant, noun use of present participle of fondre “to melt” (see found (v.2)).

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