Definitions

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

  • noun A flaky, multilayered puff pastry shaped like a palm leaf that is sprinkled with sugar and baked until the sugar is caramelized.

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  • noun A type of puff pastry made in the shape of a palm leaf and rolled in sugar

Etymologies

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

[French, palm tree, palmier, from palme, palm leaf, from Old French, from Latin palma, palm tree, palm of the hand; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

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From French palmier.

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