from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A baked dessert composed of a layer of fresh fruit topped with a thick batter.
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- n. Alternative spelling of clafoutis.
French clafoutis, from Old French : claufir, to attach with nails (from Latin clāvō fīgere : clāvō, ablative sing. of clāvus, nail + fīgere, to fix) + foutis, nominalized form of foutre, to stuff; see footle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)