friandise

Pronunciation: [free-yaw<em>n</em>-DEEZ]

pl. friandises A French term for confections--such as truffles, mints or petits fours—served after the dessert course.

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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