Definitions for petit fourˈpɛt i ˈfɔr, ˈfoʊr; ˈpɛt iˈfɔrz, ˈfoʊrz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pet•it fourˈpɛt i ˈfɔr, ˈfoʊr; ˈpɛt iˈfɔrz, ˈfoʊrz(n.)(pl.)pet•its fours, -it

  1. a small frosted teacake.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of petit four:

1880–85; < F: lit., small oven

Princeton's WordNet

  1. petit four(noun)

    small (individual) frosted and ornamented cake

Wiktionary

  1. petit four(Noun)

    A small cake generally eaten at the end of a meal or served as part of a large buffet.

  2. Origin: From the petit four.

Freebase

  1. Petit four

    A petit four is a small confectionery or savoury appetizer. The name is French, petit four, meaning "small oven".

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