é·clair (ā-klâr, āklâr′) or e·clair (ē-klâr, ā-klâr, ə-klâr)
An elongated pastry filled with custard or whipped cream and usually iced with chocolate.
[French, from Old French esclair, lightning, from esclairier, to light up, from Vulgar Latin *exclāriāre, from Latin exclārāre : ex-, intensive pref.; see EX- + clārus, clear; see kelə-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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