Definition of Praline

1. Noun. Cookie-sized candy made of brown sugar and butter and pecans.

Generic synonyms: Candy, Confect



Definition of Praline

1. n. A confection made of nut kernels, usually of almonds, roasted in boiling sugar until brown and crisp.

Definition of Praline

1. Noun. A form of confection made from almonds and other nuts and caramelized sugar ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Praline

1. a confection made of nuts cooked in sugar [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Praline

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praiseworthier
praiseworthiest
praiseworthily
praiseworthiness
praiseworthy
praising
praisingly
praisings
praisworthiness
praize
prajna
prajnas
pralaya
pralidoxime
praline (current term)
pralines
prallethrin
pralltriller
pralltrillers
pram
pramiconazole
pramipexole
pramiracetam
pramocaine
pramoxine
prams
prana
pranas
pranayama

Literary usage of Praline

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1. The Apples of New York by Spencer Ambrose Beach, Nathaniel Ogden Booth, Orrin Morehouse Taylor (1905)
"praline Sweet (i). PROLIFIC SWEETING (3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, n, 12, 13). Prolific Sweet- ing (2). Л Russian variety which in size and color resembles Yellow ..."

2. The Century Cook Book by Mary Ronald (1895)
"PARFAIT AU CAFE AND CAFE praline Put the yolks of five eggs into a saucepan; ... If making chocolate praline, add three tablespoonfuls of praline powder; ..."

3. The Picayune Creole Cook Book (1922)
"It was reserved for the gentle descendants of these old French ancestral homes to evolve'from the suggestive- ness of the word "praline," dainty and ..."

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