- a mixture of eggs, milk, flavoring, and, often, sugar, either boiled or baked
- frozen custard
Origin: ME, altered < crustade, any dish baked in a crust, ult. (? via Prov crostado) < L crusta, crust
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Origin: Middle English crustade, custard, a pie with a crust, probably from Old Provençal croustado; see croustade.
- cusˈtard·y adjective