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Topic: FOOD DISH

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: boudin, from Latin botellus 'sausage'

pudding

noun
     
pud‧ding S3 [uncountable and countable]
1DFF especially British English a hot sweet dish, made from cake, rice, bread etc with fruit, milk or other sweet things added
2DFF especially American English a thick sweet creamy dish, usually made with milk, eggs, sugar, and flour, and served cold:
chocolate pudding
3 British EnglishDFFDFF a sweet dish served at the end of a meal
for pudding
There's ice-cream for pudding.
dessert
4 British EnglishDFF a hot dish made of a mixture of flour, fat etc, with meat or vegetables inside:
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