Definition of profiterole noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//prəˈfɪtərəʊl//
; NAmE NAmE//prəˈfɪtəroʊl//
(especially British English) (usually North American English cream puff)
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a small cake in the shape of a ball, made of light pastry, filled with cream and usually with chocolate on top Word OriginFrench, diminutive of profit ‘profit’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: profiterole