Definition of petit pain in English:

petit pain

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Pronunciation: /ˌpətɪ ˈpã
 
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noun (plural petits pains)

  • A small bread roll.
    More example sentences
    • Of course, in Paris we're a little spoiled with our bread and I've had better petits pains au pavot, but never coming out of my oven, kneaded with love and my own two hands!
    • The boule, batards, and petits pains are best baked on a parchment-lined baking sheet sprinkled with cornmeal.
    • To make the petits pains take the dough balls and gently roll them back and forth until the obtain a slight oval shape.

Origin

French, literally 'little loaf'.

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