beignet

Definitions

Food

  • masculine fritter, a food item coated in batter and deep-fried.
  • masculine A ball of yeast-raised sweetened dough or flavoured choux pastry, deep-fried and served hot with a dusting of sugar and possibly jam or fruit sauce. Rather like a doughnut.
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/beignet.html