bûche de Noël
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bûche de No·ël(büsh′ də nō-ĕl′)
A Christmas dessert consisting of a sheet of sponge cake that is layered with a cream filling, rolled up, frosted, and decorated to look like a yule log. Also called yule log.
[French : bûche, log + de, of + Noël, Christmas.]
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