Definition of mille-feuille in English:

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mille-feuille

Pronunciation: /ˌmēl ˈfœy(ə)/ /fəˈwē/

noun

A rich dessert consisting of many very thin layers of puff pastry and such fillings as whipped cream, custard, fruit, etc.
Example sentences
  • A whole host of backlit pies, cakes, Jell-O cubes, puff-pastry swans stuffed with whipped cream and millefeuilles await you.
  • The rabbit is tender but bizarrely taste-free, and the vegetarian millefeuille seems made with less heart and soul.
  • Roland Mesnier has measured time perfecting millefeuilles and chocolate pudding.

Origin

French, literally 'thousand-leaf'.

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Syllabification: mille-feuille

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