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é·clair

 (ā-klâr′, ā′klâr′)
n.
An elongated pastry filled with custard or whipped cream and usually iced with chocolate.

[French, from Old French esclair, lightning, from esclairier, to light up, from Vulgar Latin *exclāriāre, from Latin exclārāre : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + clārus, clear; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

éclair

(eɪˈklɛə; ɪˈklɛə)
n
(Cookery) a finger-shaped cake of choux pastry, usually filled with cream and covered with chocolate
[C19: from French, literally: lightning (probably so called because it does not last long), from éclairer, from Latin clārāre to make bright, from clārus bright]

é•clair

(eɪˈklɛər, ɪˈklɛər, ˈeɪ klɛər)

n.
an elongated cream puff, filled with custard or whipped cream and usu. iced.
[1860–65; < French: literally, lightning (flash), Old French esclair, n. derivative of esclairier to light, flash < Vulgar Latin *exclariāre, for Latin exclārāre=ex- ex-1 + clārāre to make bright]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eclair - oblong cream puffeclair - oblong cream puff      
cream puff, chou - puff filled with cream or custard
chocolate eclair - eclair topped with chocolate
Translations
كَعْكَه طَويلَه
eclairvandbakkelse
éclair
vatnsdeigsbátur
ekleras
eklērs
çikolata ve kremalı pasta

éclair

[ɪˈklɛər] néclair m (CUISINE)

éclair

nEclair nt, → Liebesknochen m

éclair

[ˈeɪklɛəʳ] nbigné m inv

eclair

(iˈklea) noun
a long iced cake usually with cream filling and chocolate icing.
References in periodicals archive ?
Dans l'air d'un nouveau jour,/ mon regard surgissait/ sur les pointes des étoiles/ perdues dans l'océan/ pour pleuvoir d'émotion/, faire tomber la foudre,/ un éclair se libéra / ou brilla encore plus,/ ensorcelé par la couleur lilas.