What does croissant mean?

Definitions for croissant
Fr. krwɑˈsɑ̃; Eng. krəˈsɑnt, kwɑ-; Fr. -ˈsɑ̃; {{ii}}Eng.{{/iicrois·sant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crescent roll, croissantnoun

    very rich flaky crescent-shaped roll

Wiktionary

  1. croissantnoun

    A flaky roll or pastry in a form of a crescent.

  2. Etymology: From croissant, present participle of croître (“to grow”).

Wikipedia

  1. Croissant

    A croissant is a buttery, flaky, Austrian viennoiserie pastry inspired by the shape of the Austrian kipferl but using the French yeast-leavened laminated dough. Croissants are named for their historical crescent shape, the dough is layered with butter, rolled and folded several times in succession, then rolled into a thin sheet, in a technique called laminating. The process results in a layered, flaky texture, similar to a puff pastry. Crescent-shaped breads have been made since the Renaissance, and crescent-shaped cakes possibly since antiquity. Kipferls have long been a staple of Austrian, and French bakeries and pâtisseries. The modern croissant was developed in the early 20th century when French bakers replaced the brioche dough of the kipferl with a yeast-leavened laminated dough. In the late 1970s, the development of factory-made, frozen, preformed but unbaked dough made them into a fast food that could be freshly baked by unskilled labor. The croissant bakery, notably the La Croissanterie chain, was a French response to American-style fast food, and as of 2008, 30–40% of the croissants sold in French bakeries and patisseries were baked from frozen dough.Croissants are a common part of a continental breakfast in many European countries.

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  1. croissant

    A croissant is a type of pastry that is shaped into a crescent and made with a buttery and flaky dough which is layered and rolled with butter. The dough is then baked until it becomes crisp and golden, resulting in a rich and delicate pastry. Originally from France, croissants are often enjoyed as a breakfast food and can be filled with various ingredients such as chocolate, jam, or cheese.

Wikidata

  1. Croissant

    A croissant is a buttery flaky viennoiserie bread roll named for its well known crescent shape. Croissants and other viennoiserie are made of a layered yeast-leavened dough. The dough is layered with butter, rolled and folded several times in succession, then rolled into a sheet, in a technique called laminating. The process results in a layered, flaky texture, similar to a puff pastry. Crescent-shaped food breads have been made since the Middle Ages, and crescent-shaped cakes possibly since old times. Croissants have long been a staple of French bakeries and pâtisseries. In the late 1970s, the development of factory-made, frozen, pre-formed but unbaked dough made them into a fast food which can be freshly baked by unskilled labor. Indeed, the croissanterie was explicitly a French response to American-style fast food, and today 30–40% of the croissants sold in French bakeries and patisseries are frozen. This innovation, along with the croissant's distinctive shape, has made it the most well known item of French food in much of the world. Today, the croissant remains popular in a continental breakfast.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. CROISSANT

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Croissant is ranked #47878 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Croissant surname appeared 442 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Croissant.

    95.2% or 421 total occurrences were White.
    2.2% or 10 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.1% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of croissant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of croissant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of croissant in a Sentence

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    Gwen Landt said. Gwen Landt added that Gwen Landt is trying to give tips to people on when its best to help these animals and when they should be left alone. Rescuers believe the beautiful fawn was separated from Gwen Landt mother and hit by a car which snapped her right back leg just below the hip bone. ( Credit : SWNS) When the mama is taking care of her baby, she leaves it in the ground and it curls up like a little croissant so the mother can go off and find food, she leaves the baby because it doesnt have any scent for a predator to detect. People often come across the baby deer and they think, Oh, it doesnt have a parent, Ill rescue it. But they should wait to see if the mother comes back.

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