Definitions for vol-au-ventvɔ loʊˈvɑ̃

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vol-au-ventvɔ loʊˈvɑ̃(n.)

  1. a shell of light pastry filled with chicken, meat, or fish in a sauce.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of vol-au-vent:

1820–30; < F: lit., flight on the wind

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vol-au-vent(noun)

    puff paste shell filled with a savory meat mixture usually with a sauce


  1. vol-au-vent(Noun)

    a small canapu00E9 - circular pieces of puff pastry with a small hole which accommodates various fillings, such as mushrooms, prawns, fruit, cheese, etc.

  2. Origin: vol-au-vent literally, "flight in the wind"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vol-au-vent(noun)

    a light puff paste, with a raised border, filled, after baking, usually with a ragout of fowl, game, or fish


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