Usage note
This word may also be spelled “milhoja.”
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. mille-feuille
La milhojas es difícil de cortar y se humedece rápidamente.Mille-feuille is hard to cut and gets soggy fast.
b. millefeuille
De postre, comimos una exquisita milhojas de frutillas.For dessert, we had an exquisite strawberry millefeuille.
c. napoleon
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Qué buena pinta tienen esos milhojas que hay en la vitrina de la pastelería.Those napoleons in the cake shop window look great.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2. (botany)
a. yarrow
La milhojas sirve para tratar el resfrío común.The yarrow is useful in treating common cold.
b. milfoil
La milhojas que vimos tenían flores rosas.The milfoils we saw had pink flowers.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. mille feuille
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(pastel) millefeuille; cake made with puff pastry, filled with meringue
Se compró un milhojas, y se lo tomó con café para la merienda
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