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pra·line / ˈprāˌlēn/ • n. a smooth, sweet substance made by boiling nuts in sugar and grinding the mixture, used esp. as a filling for chocolates. ∎  a crisp or semicrisp candy made by a similar process and typically consisting of butter, brown sugar, and pecans.

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praline confection made by browning nuts in boiling sugar. XVIII. — F., f. name of César de Choiseul, comte de Plessis-Praslin (1598–1675), by whose cook it was invented.

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praline
1. Confection of nuts and partially caramelized sugar, often used as a centre for chocolates.

2. In France, a sugar‐coated almond.

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