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fon·dant

 (fŏn′dənt)
n.
1. A sweet creamy sugar paste used in candies and icings.
2. A candy containing this paste.

[French, from present participle of fondre, to melt, from Latin fundere; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.]

fondant

(ˈfɒndənt)
n
1. (Cookery) a thick flavoured paste of sugar and water, used in sweets and icings
2. (Cookery) a sweet made of this mixture
adj
(Colours) (of a colour) soft; pastel
[C19: from French, literally: melting, from fondre to melt, from Latin fundere; see found3]

fon•dant

(ˈfɒn dənt)

n.
1. a thick, creamy sugar paste.
2. a candy made of this paste.
[1875–80; < French: literally, melting, present participle of fondre to melt, found3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fondant - candy made of a thick creamy sugar paste
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
Translations

fondant

[ˈfɒndənt] Npasta f de azúcar, glaseado m

fondant

[ˈfɒndənt] nfondant m fondant icingfondant icing nglaçage m fondant

fondant

nFondant m

fondant

[ˈfɒndənt] nfondente m
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