Pronunciation: (nu-pō'lē-un, -pōl'yun),[key] —n. 1. a pastry consisting of thin layers of puff paste interlaid with a cream or custard filling.
2. a former gold coin of France, equal to 20 francs and bearing a portrait either of Napoleon I or of Napoleon III.
3. Cards. a. a game in which the players bid for the privilege of naming the trump, stating the number of tricks they propose to win.
b. a bid in this game to take all five tricks of a hand.
Pronunciation: (nu-pō'lē-un, -pōl'yun),[key] —n. 1. Louis Pronunciation: (lOO'ē; Fr. lwē).[key] See Napoleon III. 2. a male given name.