muffin

[ muhf-in ]
/ ˈmʌf ɪn /

noun

an individual cup-shaped quick bread made with wheat flour, cornmeal, or the like, and baked in a pan (muffin pan ) containing a series of cuplike forms.

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Origin of muffin

First recorded in 1695–1705; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for muffin

muffin
/ (ˈmʌfɪn) /

noun

British a thick round baked yeast roll, usually toasted and served with butter
US and Canadian a small cup-shaped sweet bread roll, usually eaten hot with butter

Word Origin for muffin

C18: perhaps from Low German muffen, cakes
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