Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old North French
Origin: waufre

wafer

noun
     
Related topics: Food Dish
wa‧fer [countable]
1DFF a very thin biscuit
2RRC a thin round piece of bread eaten with wine in the Christian communion ceremony
3 a very thin flat piece of a hard substance
wafer of
wafers of silicon

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary