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palmier Syllabification: palm·i·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpä(l)mēā/

Definition of palmier in English:

noun (plural or pronounced same)

A sweet, crisp pastry shaped like a palm leaf.
Example sentences
  • She liked palmiers and those big fluffy meringues, too.
  • Brush the tops of the palmiers with the remaining butter, and bake for about twelve minutes, or until they have turned a little golden.
  • Store palmiers airtight at room temperature up to 3 days; freeze to store longer.


French, literally 'palm tree'.

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