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Definition of "croissant" [croissant]

  • A rich, crescent-shaped roll of leavened dough or puff pastry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "croissant" in a sentence
  • "And this chocolate croissant is that much more delicious to the tune of King Charles 'Love Lust."
  • "As the croissant is to France and as the doughnut is to America, the butter tart is to English Canada."
  • "Truthfully, I don’t know if I can say that a croissant is a “real” croissant if it isn’t made with real butter - and lots of it - but I am very impressed that Bittersweet was able to make Homemade Vegan Croissants without using a bit of butter."