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[pop-oh-ver] /ˈpɒpˌoʊ vər/
noun
1.
a puffed muffin with a hollow center, made with a batter of flour, salt, egg, and milk.
Origin of popover
1875-1880
An Americanism dating back to 1875-80; pop1 + over
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  • Once combined, remove the popover pan from the oven and spray with non-stick vegetable spray.

    Fresh Picks Robert Irvine January 13, 2011
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British Dictionary definitions for popover

popover

/ˈpɒpˌəʊvə/
noun
1.
(Brit) an individual Yorkshire pudding, often served with roast beef
2.
(US & Canadian) a light puffy hollow muffin made from a batter mixture
3.
a simple garment for women or girls that is put on by being slipped over the head
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Word Origin and History for popover
n.

also pop-over, "light cake," 1859, from pop (v.) + over (adv.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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