beignet definition

  • noun:
    • Southern Louisiana A square donut without hole: "a brand new Orleans coffeehouse offering beignets, an insidious Louisianian cousin for the doughnut that is out there getting powdered sugar in your face” ( L . A . Days).
    • Southern Louisiana A fritter.
    • fritter (with a fruit or veggie filling)
    • A Louisiana design fried donut or fritter covered in powdered sugar.
    • A fritter made up of different components.
    • a deep-fried, yeast-raised donut dusted with confectioners' sugar

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