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

 

choux pastry

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noun
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 Origin late 19th cent.: from choux or chou, denoting a round cream-filled pastry (from French chou (plural choux) ‘cabbage, rosette’, from Latin caulis) + pastry.