[ shoo-flahy ]
/ ˈʃuˌflaɪ /
an open pie filled with a sweet crumb and molasses mixture and baked.
What Does 🥧 Pie Emoji Mean?The pie emoji depicts either a slice of pie or a round pie in a dish, showing a golden crust and sometimes wisps of rising steam. Mmmmm. Pie.
Origin of shoo-fly pie
First recorded in 1925–30; so called in allusion to the attractiveness of the molasses to unwanted flies
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/ (ˈʃuːˌflaɪ) /
US a dessert similar to treacle tart
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