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custard


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Custard  \Cus"tard\  (k?s"t?rd),  n.  [Prob.  the  same  word  as  OE 
  crustade,  crustate,  a  pie  made  with  a  crust,  fr  L.  crustatus 
  covered  with  a  crust,  p.  p.  of  crustare  fr  crusta  crust; 
  cf  OF  croustade  pasty,  It  crostata  or  F.  coutarde  See 
  {Crust},  and  cf  {Crustated}.] 
  A  mixture  of  milk  and  eggs,  sweetened,  and  baked  or  boiled. 
 
  {Custard  apple}  (Bot.),  a  low  tree  or  shrub  of  tropical 
  America,  including  several  species  of  Anona  ({A. 
  squamosa},  {reticulata},  etc.),  having  a  roundish  or  ovate 
  fruit  the  size  of  a  small  orange,  containing  a  soft, 
  yellowish,  edible  pulp. 
 
  {Custard  coffin},  pastry,  or  crust,  which  covers  or  coffins  a 
  custard  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  custard 
  n  :  sweetened  mixture  of  milk  and  eggs  baked  or  boiled  or  frozen 




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