flute

Pronunciation: [FLOOT]

1. To press a decorative pattern into the raised edge of a pie crust (see also crimp). 2. To carve slashes, grooves and other decorative markings in vegetables (such as mushrooms) and fruits. 3. A thin, lightly sweet, flute-shaped cookie served with ice cream, pudding and so on. 4. A stemmed champagne glass with a tall, slender, cone-shaped bowl. 5. A thin, flute-shaped roll or loaf of bread.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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