Definitions for parfaitpɑrˈfeɪ

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  1. parfait(noun)

    layers of ice cream and syrup and whipped cream


  1. parfait(Noun)

    Short for French parfait (parfait glacu00E9), an iced dessert made with egg yolks, sugar, cream, and flavouring (usually fruit), sometimes with the addition of a liqueur.

  2. parfait(Noun)

    Short for American parfait, a layered dessert often consisting of fruit, ice cream, pastries, whipped topping, etc. and served in a glass, often a parfait glass.

  3. Origin: From parfait


  1. Parfait

    Parfait is a French word literally meaning "perfect" commonly employed to describe a kind of frozen dessert, beginning in 1894.

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