éclairs

[ ey-klair, ih-klair, ey-klair ]SEE DEFINITION OF éclairs
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Makes a nice pudding sauce also and is nice on cream puffs or eclairs.

I think myself a bit of something light and nice, like eclairs or a charlotte russe, is ever so much more ladylike and nice.'

WORD ORIGIN

1861, from French éclair, literally "lightning," from Old French esclair "light, daylight, flash of light," from esclairare "to light up, make shine" (12c.), ultimately from Latin exclarare "light up, illumine," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + clarus "clear" (see clear (adj.)).