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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

une boule (de pain)

a round bread loaf

Une boule est un pain en forme ronde qu’on voit souvent dans les boulangeries.
A boule (ball) is a round-shaped bread that you often see in (bread) bakeries.

Our vocabulary word is among the breads of France — les pains de France. Bread plays such an important role in French cuisine and indeed the life of the French that it’s essential to learn to ask for the loaf you want.

Vocabulary Section: Food and Drink, Word of the Day