Definition of


  1. (noun, food) a small piece of toasted or fried bread; served in soup or salads

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Crouton

Hypernyms: bread, breadstuff, staff of life

Origin of the word Crouton

  1. 1806, from Fr. cro?ton "small piece of toasted bread," from cro?te "crust," from O.Fr. crouste, from L. crusta (see crust). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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