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Definition of petit four noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

petit four

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌpeti ˈfɔː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpeti ˈfɔːr//
 
[usually plural] (pl. petits fours
BrE BrE//ˌpeti ˈfɔː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpeti ˈfɔːr//
 
)
(from French) Sweets and desserts
 
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a very small decorated cake or biscuit/cookie that is served with coffee or tea See related entries: Sweets and desserts Word OriginFrench, literally ‘little oven’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: petit four