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English definition of “soufflé”

soufflé

noun [C or U]     /ˈsuː.fleɪ/ US  /suˈfleɪ/
a light food that has a lot of air in it, is made mainly from eggs, and can be either sweet or savoury: a cheese soufflé a lemon souffléPuddings, desserts and icesSavoury dishes
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