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English definition of “petit four”

petit four

noun [C]     /ˌpet.iˈfɔːr/ US  /ˌpet̬.iˈfɔːr/ (plural petits fours   /ˌpet.iˈfɔːr/   US  /ˌpet̬.iˈfɔːr/)
a small cake or biscuit , usually served at the end of a meal with coffee Cakes
(Definition of petit four noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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