custard definition by Webster's New World
- a mixture of eggs, milk, flavoring, and, often, sugar, either boiled or baked
- frozen custard
Origin: Middle English altered ; from crustade, any dish baked in a crust, ultimately (? via ProvenÃ§al crostado) ; from Classical Latin crusta, crust
custard definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English crustade, custard, a pie with a crust, probably from Old Provençal croustado; see croustade.
- cusˈtard·y adjective