croissant :

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  • n  very rich flaky crescent-shaped roll

  • It lacks the elegance of the croissant, the sophistication of the English muffin, the intrigue of the bagel.
  • He might as well have dunked a croissant in hot vindaloo curry sauce.
  • When Jemaine tries to pick up girls in a coffee shop by ordering a croissant in French, the scene shifts into a video for "Foux du Fafa," a conversational-French lesson set to '60s .
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  • Would you pay $40 for a doughnut? What about a cronut?
    Would you pay $40 for a croissant-doughnut hybrid? See video of how they're made.
    June 13, 2013 - The Express-Times
  • See the 'cronut': A donut-croissant hybrid
    The Cronut. It's the gastronomic love child of the donut and the croissant.
    June 11, 2013 - Detroit Free Press
  • SoHo bakery's crunchy, sweet croissant-doughnut sells out fast
    Oh the pull of that elusive reservation at the hot new restaurant. And double-oh the sweet and fatty decadence of a well-made dessert. Combine the two foodie emotions and you’ve got the Cronut.   There’s a frenzy goin’ on — Manhattan style — for the croissant-doughnut hybrid that went on sale in limited quantities about four weeks ago at the tiny downtown shop of French chef Dominique Ansel.
    June 11, 2013 - Peoria Journal Star

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