why is chocolate spelled with and without an 'e' in french? ...ton dessert chocolaté; ... les éclairs au chocolat aussi.

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why is chocolate spelled with and without an 'e' in french? ...ton dessert chocolaté; ... les éclairs au chocolat aussi.

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MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Chocolat - noun, and colour-related adjective; chocolaté -food/drink related adjective. There are a number of good free online dictionaries that are useful.

See links to wordreference, for instance

https://www.wordreference.com/fren/chocolaté 

https://www.wordreference.com/fren/chocolat

why is chocolate spelled with and without an 'e' in french? ...ton dessert chocolaté; ... les éclairs au chocolat aussi.

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