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popover

[pop-oh-ver]
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noun
  1. a puffed muffin with a hollow center, made with a batter of flour, salt, egg, and milk.
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Origin of popover

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; pop1 + over
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Related Words

bun, roll, Danish, pie, eclair, popover, turnover

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British Dictionary definitions for popover

popover

noun
  1. British an individual Yorkshire pudding, often served with roast beef
  2. US and 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.).

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