Meaning of “vol-au-vent” in the English Dictionary

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"vol-au-vent" in British English

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vol-au-ventnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈvɒl.ə.vɒ̃/ us /ˌvɔː.loʊˈvɑ̃ː/

a small, light, cup-shaped pastry case filled with meat, fish, or vegetables in a sauce:

chicken/mushroom/prawn vol-au-vents

(Definition of “vol-au-vent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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