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Definition of the noun eclair

What does eclair mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: eclairs

  1. oblong cream puff

Alternative definition of the noun eclair


  1. An oblong chocolate covered creme filled pastry, usually larger than a French éclair.


Eclair a.k.a. Éclair: An éclair is an oblong pastry made with choux dough filled with a cream and topped with icing. The dough, which is the same as that used for profiterole, is typically piped into an oblong shape with a pastry bag and baked until it is crisp and hollow inside. Once cool, the pastry then is filled with a vanilla-, coffee- or chocolate-flavoured custard, or with whipped cream, or chiboust cream; and then iced with fondant icing. Other fillings include pistachio- and rum-flavoured custard, fruit-flavoured fillings, or chestnut purée. The icing is sometimes caramel, in which case the dessert may be called a bâton de Jacob.

There are other foods with Eclair in their name, like Heinz Weight Watcher Chocolate Eclair.


  1. "ECLAIR" is a composition.
  2. "eclair" is a musical single of ARMERIA.
    • released on (8 years ago)


Eclair: Éclair was a film production, film laboratory and movie camera manufacturing company established in Épinay-sur-Seine, France by Charles Jourjon in 1907.


  1. Eclair a.k.a. Éclair is the main protagonist of the anime series Kiddy Grade.
  2. Eclair a.k.a. Éclair is a fictional character from 2009 anime TV series Kiddy Girl-and.
  3. Eclair is a fictional character from the 2001 film Hunger.


  1. ECLAIR is a commercial static code analysis tool developed by BUGSENG, LLC for the automatic analysis, verification, testing and transformation of C and C++ programs.
    • developers: BUGSENG, LLC
    • license: Proprietary software
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  2. eclair is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Eclair

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Google previewThe Monthly Magazine (1817)

Or, British Register ...

L'Eclair is a house of entertainmertt, with a neat garden, seated midway up' the ascent of the northern promontory of the Cape, and commanding, from it! lofty siluation,'a prospect of extraordinary beauty and extcnt;—the spa/cious harbor and ...

Google previewLanguage Exploration and Awareness (2013)

A Resource Book for Teachers by Larry Andrews

An eclair is a pastry. The word tortilla is for “pancake.” Zwieback (bread “baked twice”) got its name from . Cookies known to us as macaroons were first baked by P9P!“ 5. Beaten egg whites baked on top of a pie are called meringue, which is a ...

Google previewThe Analectic Magazine (1817)

L'Eclair is a house of entertainment, with a neat garden, seated midway up the ascent of the northern promontory of the Cape, and commanding, from its lof ty situation, a prospect of extraordinary beauty and extent; — the spacious harbor and ...

Google previewThe Garden (1895)

An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches

L'Eclair is a most brilliant flower ; Rosette, soft in colouring and beautiful in form ; and Ceres, perhaps still more charming. For ordinary purposes, however, large quantities can be ch( aply bought in mixed varieties. It is, indeed, wonderful how ...

Google previewHouse Beautiful (1915)

Zenobia is a curious combination of lavender and purplish carmine, while Eclair is a large and fine blossom of pure white. Many other sorts are catalogued ...

Google previewThe New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry (2014)

by Anthony Slide

ECLAIR COMPANY. Charles Jourjon, the president ofthe Eclair Company in Paris, came to theUnited Statesto open the company«s American branch in Fort Lee, New Jersey*, in the fall of 1911, to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Cinema (2005)

by Richard Abel

Eclair~Journal designed to counter the hegemony of its rivals. At appeared, a weekly newsreel the same time, the Scientia series initiated an important production of scientific films directly inspired by the successes of Jean Comandon for ...

Google previewWebster's II Children's Dictionary (2003)

anoun, plural echoes echoed, echoing, echoes echo eclair noun An oblong pastry filled with custard or whipped cream and usually frosted with chocolate, e-clair (a klar') anoun, plural eclairs eclipse noun The darkening of the ...

Google previewAmerican History and Encyclopedia of Music (1910)

by William Lines Hubbard

L'Assedio di Firenze (The Siege L'Eclair of Florence) — Italian opera, music by Bottesini, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Plague and Pestilence (2007)

From Ancient Times to the Present by George C. Kohn

The latter contention, however, seems the case for the ship HMS Eclair in 1845, when yellow fever seemed endemic in Sierra Leone. The ship's log recorded no illness among the crew from departing Plymouth, England, to entering Freetown ...

Google previewA Dictionary of practical medicine (1858)

by James Copland

Eclair" in England, and examined the officers, states □at the first man who died after leaving Sierra Leone on if 23d had black vomit, and that the cases which oc- irrcd then and subsequently, as well as those which ere still remaining, were ...

Google previewLexicon universae rei numariae veterum et praecipue graecorum ac romanorum cum observationibus antiquariis geographicis ... edidit Io. Christophorus Rasche. Praefatus est Christ. Gottl. Heyne (1804)

Supplementorum tomus secundus. Cons-H. Curae secundae primis praestant

Eclair. D. lV. 67.) Zoêga N. Aeg. 171. -Idem Rex mem apri in dolio fe occultans et ex eo pral'peëtans fubluis alte manibus. 1E m. m. ...

Google previewA Pentaglot Dictionary of the Terms Employed in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology... (1845)

by Shirley Palmer

Blitz, lightning, Eclair. Blitzableiter, m., lightning-rod, — Blitzend, adj., s. Knaliend. Bliiskalarrh, m., influenza, Influence. Blitzpttlver, m., s. Knallpulver. Blitzstrahl, m., flash of lightning , s. Eclair.

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Quotes about Eclair

Of all the things that happened there
there's one I do remember
far sweeter than a French éclair,
the first was in September. (Herbert Nehrlich)
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Scrabble value of E1C3L1A1I1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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