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English definition of “fondant”

fondant

noun [C or U]     /ˈfɒn.dənt/ US  /ˈfɑːn-/
a thick , soft , sweet food , made mainly of sugar and used to cover cakes , or a small soft sweet made mainly from sugar : fondant icing Sweets
(Definition of fondant noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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