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[riv-uh l]
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noun Chiefly Western Canada.
  1. a very small dumpling made of a batter of butter, egg, flour, and seasoning, cooked in broth.
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origin uncertain
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  • Her wings were clogged with 'gums and pomatums,' and her 'thin essence' had shrunk 'like a rivel'd flower.'

    Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)

    Leslie Stephen