donut

[ doh-nuh t, -nuht ]
/ ˈdoʊ nət, -ˌnʌt /

noun

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Definition for donut (2 of 2)

doughnut

or do·nut

[ doh-nuh t, -nuht ]
/ ˈdoʊ nət, -ˌnʌt /

noun

a small cake of sweetened or, sometimes, unsweetened dough fried in deep fat, typically shaped like a ring or, when prepared with a filling, a ball.
anything shaped like a thick ring; an annular object; toroid.

Origin of doughnut

First recorded in 1795–1805; dough + nut
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British Dictionary definitions for donut (1 of 2)

donut
/ (ˈdəʊnʌt) /

noun

a variant spelling (esp US) of doughnut

British Dictionary definitions for donut (2 of 2)

doughnut

esp US donut

/ (ˈdəʊnʌt) /

noun

a small cake of sweetened dough, often ring-shaped or spherical with a jam or cream filling, cooked in hot fat
anything shaped like a ring, such as the reaction vessel of a thermonuclear reactor

verb -nuts, -nutting or -nutted

(tr) informal (of Members of Parliament) to surround (a speaker) during the televising of Parliament to give the impression that the chamber is crowded or the speaker is well supported
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