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bouchée

bouchée

English

Noun

bouchée (plural bouchées)

  1. A small pastry case filled with a savoury mixture, served as an hors d'oeuvre.

French

Etymology

bouche + -ée, possibly Vulgar Latin *buccata, from Latin bucca. Compare Italian boccata, Romanian bucată; cf. also Portuguese and Spanish bocado.

Noun

bouchée f (plural bouchées)

  1. mouthful

Participle

bouchée

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of boucher