Definition of petit beurre in English:

petit beurre

noun

  • A sweet butter biscuit.

    • ‘When I got home I poured the tehina on a plate, then added some cherry jam and scooped it up with the petits beurres. It was really, really good.’
    • ‘When I was a little girl, the after school snack was a "petit beurre" (a biscuit) and a piece of black chocolate.’

Origin

French, literally ‘little butter’.

Pronunciation

petit beurre

/ˌpəti ˈbəː/