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pra·line

 (prä′lēn′, prā′-)
n.
1. A confection made of nut kernels, especially almonds or pecans, stirred in boiling sugar syrup until crisp and brown.
2. A hard candy made of sugar, butter, milk or cream, and pecans.

[French, after César de Choiseul, Comte du Plessis-Praslin (1598-1675), French army officer .]

praline

(ˈprɑːliːn)
n
1. (Cookery) a confection of nuts with caramelized sugar, used in desserts and as a filling for chocolates
2. (Cookery) Also called: sugared almond a sweet consisting of an almond encased in sugar
[C18: from French, named after César de Choiseul, comte de Plessis-Praslin (1598–1675), French field marshal whose chef first concocted it]

pra•line

(ˈpreɪ lin, ˈprɑ-)

n.
1. a confection made of nuts, esp. almonds, and sugar cooked until caramelized, often ground into a powder and used as a flavoring.
2. a confection of brown sugar, pecans, and butter.
3. a sugarcoated almond.
[1715–25; < French, after Marshall César du Plessis-Praslin (1598–1675)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.praline - cookie-sized candy made of brown sugar and butter and pecanspraline - cookie-sized candy made of brown sugar and butter and pecans
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
Translations

praline

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