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cla·fou·tisor cla·fou·ti (klä-fo͞o-tē′)
A baked dessert composed of a layer of fresh fruit topped with a thick batter.
[French, from French dialectal (Berry, Limousin) : French dialectal claufir, to stud, strew or ornament with objects like nails (the cherries of a clafoutis being likened to studs) (from Old French, to attach with nails, from Latin clāvō fīgere : clāvō, ablative sing. of clāvus, nail + fīgere, to fix, fasten; see fix) + *foutis, nominalized form of foutre, to stick in, stuff; see footle.]
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clafoutis(ˈklæfʊˌtiː; French klafuti)
(Cookery) a French baked pudding
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