Definition of custard in English:

custard

Line breaks: cus|tard
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌstəd
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A dessert or sweet sauce made with milk and eggs, or milk and a proprietary powder.
    More example sentences
    • Rhubarb combines well with custard based desserts as well as a sauce or relish with rich meats and fish.
    • In Britain they have often been used for flavouring custards and milk puddings.
    • You can also infuse a pod in scalded cream or milk when making custard or ice-cream.

Origin

late Middle English crustarde, custarde (denoting an open pie containing meat or fruit in a spiced or sweetened sauce thickened with eggs), from Old French crouste (see crust).

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