• WordNet 3.6
    • n croissant very rich flaky crescent-shaped roll
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • croissant Crescent.
    • n croissant A crescent.
    • n croissant In armor, the gusset of plate when crescent-shaped: a form which was adopted in the early part of the fifteenth century, especially for the defense of the armpit.
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In literature:

Rue du Croissant: (Saint Joseph's Market).
"Paris under the Commune" by John Leighton
I had only a cup of coffee and a croissant at La Turbie, and I'm as hungry as a wolf.
"The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
But let us quit this drawing-room, and turn our steps towards the Rue du Croissant, where the office of "Le Charivari" is to be found.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 83, September, 1864" by Various
They treated us remarkably well at Tours's Hotel du Croissant.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
Mom and dad are eating tres sophistique croissants and delicate cakes.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Croissant de protection Protecting band; tread.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas

In news:

Croissants are displayed at a bakery on Nov 16, 2010 in Paris, France.
MADRID, Spain — Spain has killed the croissant.
When you're looking for a good croissant in Orange County, go to Vietnam.
Food Best Croissant Fauchon 442 Park Avenue, at 56th Street 212-308-5919.
In Manhattan, we've noticed, croissant snobs tend to be territorial.
NEW YORK — Starbucks Corp. Is testing a variety of toasty croissants and baked goods in nine San Francisco stores, with plans to eventually expand distribution nationally.
View full size Matthew Mead/The Associated Press Fresh croissants with fresh fruit is a lovely way to start Mother's Day.
No matter how much she would appreciate it, and no matter how much you love your mom -- or the mother of your children -- you aren't likely to make her croissants from scratch.
Wake up mom on Mother's Day to some homemade croissants.
Hideous Men + Milton Melvin Croissant III.
Leap In The Dark w dj's Mike C, Tim Matranga, and Hailey performance by The Croissants at the Press Club, Sacto.
Leap In The Dark w dj's Mike C, Tim Matranga, and Hailey performance by The Croissants at The Press Club.
According to the employees we spoke to, they still have some decorating to do to the bare-bones space, but they're fully stocked with food and ready to serve the fresh-baked breads, buttery croissants, and macaroons they've become known for.
His creations include French-style macaroons (or macarons), croissants, cookies, and other pastries, as well as crusty rolls and baguettes.
Red Velvet Obama and a Romney Croissant.

In science:

This “croissant” shaped domain is the analogue the “strip” in the Euclidean case.
Hyperbolic planforms in relation to visual edges and textures perception
Un Univers homogène de masse constante et de rayon croissant rendant compte de la vitesse radiale des nébuleuses extra-galactiques.
The expansion of the universe observed with supernovae
Letta, Une notion generale de convergence faible pour des fonctions croissantes d’ensemble.
Dimension reduction for $-\Delta_1$