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Topic: FOOD DISH

Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Perhaps from lump

dumpling

noun
     
dump‧ling [countable]
1DFF a round lump of flour and fat mixed with water, cooked in boiling liquid and served with meat:
chicken and dumplings
2DFF a sweet dish made of pastry filled with fruit:
apple dumplings
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