Definition of petit beurre in English:

petit beurre

nounPlural petits beurres

  • A sweet butter biscuit.

    • ‘When I was a little girl, the after school snack was a "petit beurre" (a biscuit) and a piece of black chocolate.’
    • ‘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.’


French, literally ‘little butter’.


petit beurre

/ˌpəti ˈbəː/