Eclair Definition

ā-klâr, āklâr
eclairs
noun
A small, oblong pastry shell filled with flavored custard or whipped cream and covered with frosting.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Eclair

Noun

Singular:
eclair
Plural:
clairs, eclairs

Origin of Eclair

  • French from Old French esclair lightning from esclairier to light up from Vulgar Latin exclāriāre from Latin exclārāre ex- intensive pref. ex– clārus clear kelə-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French

    From Wiktionary

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