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flan

 (flăn, flän)
n.
1. A custard that is baked in a caramel-lined mold and served chilled with the caramel side up. Also called crème caramel.
2. A tart with a filling of custard, fruit, or cheese.
3. A metal disk to be stamped as a coin; a blank.

[French, from Old French flaon, from Late Latin fladō, fladōn-, flat cake, of Germanic origin; see plat- in Indo-European roots.]

flan

(flæn)
n
1. (Cookery) an open pastry or sponge tart filled with fruit or a savoury mixture
2. (Metallurgy) a piece of metal ready to receive the die or stamp in the production of coins; shaped blank; planchet
[C19: from French, from Old French flaon, from Late Latin fladō flat cake, of Germanic origin]

flan

(flæn, flɑn; for 2 also flɑ̃)

n.
1. a Spanish dessert of baked sweetened egg custard with a caramel topping.
2. an open, tartlike pastry, filled with cheese, custard, fruit, etc.
3. a piece of metal shaped ready to form a coin but not yet stamped by the die.
[1840–50; (< Sp) < French; Old French flaon < Late Latin fladōnem, acc. of fladō < Germanic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flan - open pastry filled with fruit or custardflan - open pastry filled with fruit or custard
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
Translations
koláč
tærte
torttu
otvoren voćni kolač
フラン
위를 덮지 않은 파이
mördegsbotten
คัสตาร์ด
bánh flan

flan

[flæn] Ntarta f

flan

[ˈflæn] n (British) (sweet)tarte f; (savoury)quiche f, tarte f
a raspberry flan → une tarte aux framboises
a cheese and onion flan → une quiche au fromage et aux oignons

flan

nKuchen m; fruit flanObstkuchen m

flan

[flæn] n (Brit) (Culin) → flan m inv

flan

فَطِيرَةٌ فْلاَن koláč tærte Kuchen τάρτα flan, tarta torttu flan otvoren voćni kolač sformato フラン 위를 덮지 않은 파이 vlaai tertebunn flan flã, flan открытый пирог mördegsbotten คัสตาร์ด turta bánh flan 果馅饼
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