Definitions for petit fourˈpɛt i ˈfɔr, ˈfoʊr; ˈpɛt iˈfɔrz, ˈfoʊrz
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pet•it fourˈpɛt i ˈfɔr, ˈfoʊr; ˈpɛt iˈfɔrz, ˈfoʊrz(n.)(pl.)pet•its fours, -it
a small frosted teacake.
Origin of petit four:
1880–85; < F: lit., small oven
small (individual) frosted and ornamented cake
A small cake generally eaten at the end of a meal or served as part of a large buffet.
Origin: From the 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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