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A small round cream puff.

[French, perhaps diminutive of profiter, to profit, from Old French, from profit, profit; see profit.]


(ˌprɒfɪtəˈrəʊl; ˈprɒfɪtəˌrəʊl; prəˈfɪtəˌrəʊl)
(Cookery) a small case of choux pastry with a sweet or savoury filling
[C16: from French, literally: a small profit, (related to the gifts, etc, given to a servant), from profiter to profit]


(prəˈfɪt əˌroʊl)

a small cream puff, usu. filled with cream and topped with chocolate sauce.
[1505–15; < French]
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Noun1.profiterole - a small hollow pastry that is typically filled with cream and covered with chocolate
pastry - any of various baked foods made of dough or batter


nProfiterol(e) nt, kleiner Windbeutel mit süßer oder pikanter Füllung
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