Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An elongated pastry filled with custard or whipped cream and usually iced with chocolate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small oblong cake, filled with a cream or custard, and glazed with chocolate or sugar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Cookery) A kind of frosted cake, containing flavored cream.

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  • noun A small chocolate covered creme filled pastry puff in a general oblong shape, typically larger than the miniature French version.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun oblong cream puff

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from Old French esclair, lightning, from esclairier, to light up, from Vulgar Latin *exclāriāre, from Latin exclārāre : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex– + clārus, clear; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

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From French éclair

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