a cup-shaped shell of light, flaky pastry, for serving vegetable, fish, or meat mixtures, usually with a sauce.
What Does 🍔 Hamburger Emoji Mean?The hamburger emoji depicts two sesame-dotted buns bookending lettuce, tomato, and a (presumably) beef patty topped with a cheese slice. Isn't that a cheeseburger?
Origin of patty shell
An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
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