Definition of choux pastry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


choux pastry

BrE BrE//ˌʃuː ˈpeɪstri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃuː ˈpeɪstri//
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a type of very light pastry made with eggs, used to make eclairs and profiteroles Word Originlate 19th cent.: from choux or chou, denoting a round cream-filled pastry (from French chou (plural choux) ‘cabbage, rosette’, from Latin caulis) + pastry.