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é·clair

(ā-klâr′, ā′klâr′) or e·clair (ē-klâr′, ā-klâr′, ə-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-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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Translations
كَعْكَه طَويلَه
eclairvandbakkelse
éclair
vatnsdeigsbátur
ekleras
eklērs
çikolata ve kremalı pasta

éclair

[ɪˈklɛər] néclair m (CUISINE)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

éclair

nEclair nt, → Liebesknochen m
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éclair

[ˈeɪklɛəʳ] nbigné m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

eclair

(iˈklea) noun
a long iced cake usually with cream filling and chocolate icing.
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