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ladyfinger

[ ley-dee-fing-ger ]

noun

  1. a small, finger-shaped sponge cake.


ladyfinger

/ ˈleɪdɪˌfɪŋɡə /

noun

  1. a small finger-shaped sponge cake


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ladyfinger1

First recorded in 1660–70; lady + finger

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Example Sentences

Remove from the oven and take from the paper by slipping a sharp knife under each ladyfinger.

With the aid of a spoon, as illustrated, fill the ladyfinger mixture into a pastry bag containing a plain pastry tube.

Both simultaneously offered their cakes, and Nora took a ladyfinger from each.

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