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[French krwah-sahn; English kruh-sahnt] /French krwɑˈsɑ̃; English krəˈsɑnt/

noun, plural croissants
[French krwah-sahn; English kruh-sahnts] /French krwɑˈsɑ̃; English krəˈsɑnts/ (Show IPA)
a rich, buttery, crescent-shaped roll of leavened dough or puff paste.
/ˈkrwʌsɒŋ; French krwasɑ̃/
a flaky crescent-shaped bread roll made of a yeast dough similar to puff pastry

1899, see crescent.


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