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Definition of "flan" []

  • A tart with a filling of custard, fruit, or cheese. (noun)
  • See crème caramel. (noun)
  • A metal disk to be stamped as a coin; a blank. (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 "flan" in a sentence
  • "Its inspiring because as delicious as plain flan is, it is really something that you can almost flavor with anything and have that smooth cool texture!"
  • "Honey is delicious in flan instead of sugar, especially in flan flavored with orange, vanilla or cinnamon."
  • "Besides being served on their own, eggs are an integral part of the national culinary repertoire, indispensable in flan, huevos reales, cocada and countless other desserts."
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