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A molded or hollowed bowllike crust, as of pastry, rice, or bread, used as a serving container for another food.

[French, from Provençal croustado, from Old Provençal, from Latin crūstātus, past participle of crūstāre, to encrust, from crūsta, crust; see crust.]


(Cookery) a hollowed pastry case or piece of cooked bread, potato, etc, in which food is served



a shell, as of pastry or bread, baked or fried and filled with ragout or the like.
[1835–45; < French < Occitan crustado < Latin crustāta, feminine past participle of crustāre to encrust, derivative of crusta crust]
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