croissant


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crois·sant

 (krwä-säN′, krə-sänt′)
n.
A rich, crescent-shaped roll of leavened dough or puff pastry.

[French, from Old French creissant, croissant, crescent; see crescent.]

croissant

(ˈkrwʌsɒŋ; French krwasɑ̃)
n
(Cookery) a flaky crescent-shaped bread roll made of a yeast dough similar to puff pastry
[French, literally: crescent]

crois•sant

(Fr. krwɑˈsɑ̃; Eng. krəˈsɑnt, kwɑ-)

n., pl. -sants (Fr. -ˈsɑ̃; Eng. -ˈsɑnts)
a crescent-shaped roll of rich, flaky pastry.
[1895–1900; < French: literally, crescent]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.croissant - very rich flaky crescent-shaped rollcroissant - very rich flaky crescent-shaped roll
bun, roll - small rounded bread either plain or sweet
Translations
رَغيف خُبْز شَبيه بِالهِلال
croissantrohlík
croissant
voisarvi
kroasan
croissantkifli
smjördeigshorn
クロワッサン
ragelis
radziņš
tereyağlı ay çöreği

croissant

[ˈkwæsɒŋ] Ncroissant m, cruasán m, medialuna f (esp LAm)

croissant

[ˈkwæsɑ̃] ncroissant m

croissant

nHörnchen nt

croissant

[ˈkrwæsɒŋ] ncroissant m inv, cornetto

croissant

(ˈkrwaːs) noun
a crescent-shaped bread roll.
References in classic literature ?
By my side was the empty bowl in which the concierge had brought me my cafe au lait and the fragment of croissant which I had not had appetite enough to eat.
Swiss-based bakery Hiestand has launched an organic version of its distinctive Swiss croissant, the 'gipfel'.
Simon Armstrong, speaking on behalf of the Birmingham Alliance and Land Securities -- project managers for the development -- said: ``Singapore Sam's and the Croissant House are welcome additions to Martineau Place which will undoubtedly enhance the unique shopping experience being offered by the development.
And there is nothing more delicious than a hot pure-butter croissant to start the day.
We always have bakery managers who want to try a new flavor in a croissant, do a new type of cookie or package the rolls differently to encourage multiple sales."
* Choose a Croissant over a Biscuit, and a Bagel over a Croissant.
The croissant recipe given here is one of more than 190 excellent recipes for the home baker in Sunset's newly revised 128-page Breads (lane Publishing Co., 1984; $5.95).
The price for my total order of a packet of Walker's crisps, (PS1.05), an almond croissant (PS1.89) and an Oasis Citrus (PS1.70) started out at more than PS7 before I queried it.
He said that his oldest son, Brooklyn, likes croissants with jam on, his middle son, Romeo, loves mango and pineapple and his youngest son Cruz loves Nutella on a croissant and he eats any scraps which are left over.
A team from the Gangmasters Licensing Authority raided The French Croissant Company's factory in Park Royal, North-West London, after a tip-off.