puddingwife

[ pood-ing-wahyf ]
/ ˈpʊd ɪŋˌwaɪf /

noun, plural pud·ding·wives [pood-ing-wahyvz]. /ˈpʊd ɪŋˌwaɪvz/.

a bluish and bronze wrasse, Halichoeres radiatus, of the Atlantic coast from the Florida Keys to Brazil.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of puddingwife

1725–35; compare late Middle English podyngwyf a woman who sells sausages. See pudding, wife
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020