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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: custard, crustade type of pie (14-17 centuries), probably from Old French crouste 'crust'

custard

noun
     
Related topics: Food
cus‧tard
1 [uncountable]DF a sweet yellow sauce that is made with milk, sugar, eggs, and flour
2 [uncountable and countable]DF a soft baked mixture of milk, sugar, and eggs

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