croissant

Definitions

General English

Food

  • masculine A light, flaky, crescent-shaped breakfast roll made from white, yeast-raised dough interleaved with butter in the same way as puff pastry. cut in triangular shape, rolled with a point on the outside and bent into a crescent shape before baking.

Travel

  • noun a rolled pastry, made in the shape of a crescent moon, often served at breakfast
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