parfait glass
noun Date: circa 1951 a tall narrow glass with a short stem

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  • parfait glass — noun a tall slender glass with a short stem in which parfait is served • Hypernyms: ↑glass, ↑drinking glass * * * noun : a tall narrow glass with a short stem used for serving a parfait …   Useful english dictionary

  • Parfait — (par FAY) is a French word meaning perfect. In English, it has several meanings:* French parfait, Frozen custard made with cream, and usually with a fruit puree. * American parfait, a tall glass filled with ice cream, layered with various syrups …   Wikipedia

  • parfait — noun a) Short for French parfait (parfait glacée), an iced dessert made with egg yolks, sugar, cream, and flavouring (usually fruit), sometimes with the addition of a liqueur. b) Short for American parfait, a layered dessert often consisting of… …   Wiktionary

  • parfait — [pär fā′] n. [Fr, lit., perfect] 1. a dessert made of rich cream, eggs, syrup, etc. frozen together and served in a tall, slender, short stemmed glass 2. a dessert of layers of ice cream, crushed fruit, etc. in such a glass …   English World dictionary

  • Glass Shadow — (Cyborg 2) est un film américain réalisé par Michael Schroeder, sorti en 1993. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Autour du film …   Wikipédia en Français

  • parfait — UK [ˌpɑː(r)ˈfeɪ] / US [ˌpɑrˈfeɪ] noun [countable] Word forms parfait : singular parfait plural parfaits American a sweet food consisting of layers of fruit and ice cream, served in a tall glass …   English dictionary

  • parfait — [ pα:feɪ] noun 1》 a rich cold dessert made with whipped cream, eggs, and fruit. 2》 a dessert consisting of layers of ice cream, meringue, and fruit, served in a tall glass. Origin from Fr. parfait, lit. perfect …   English new terms dictionary

  • parfait — n. 1 a rich iced pudding of whipped cream, eggs, etc. 2 layers of ice cream, meringue, etc., served in a tall glass. Etymology: F parfait PERFECT adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • parfait — /pahr fay /, n. 1. a dessert of ice cream and fruit or ice cream and syrup in alternate layers, often topped with whipped cream and served in a tall, narrow, short stemmed glass. 2. any frozen dessert in which fruit, nuts, etc., have been folded… …   Universalium

  • parfait — par|fait [ ,par feı ] noun count AMERICAN a sweet food consisting of layers of fruit and ICE CREAM, served in a tall glass …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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