Muffin
Muffin Muf"fin, n. [From {Muff}.] A light, spongy, cylindrical cake, used for breakfast and tea. [1913 Webster]

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  • muffin — [ mɶfin ] n. m. • 1793; mot angl., 1703, o. i., p. ê. à rapprocher du fr. pain moufflet, du rad. mouff ♦ Petit pain rond cuit dans un moule, qui se mange en général grillé et beurré. Servir des scones et des muffins avec le thé. Au Canada, Petit… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • muffin — (n.) light, small cake made with eggs, 1703, moofin, possibly from Low Ger. muffen, plural of muffe small cake; or somehow connected with O.Fr. moflet soft, tender (said of bread). Muffin top in reference to waistline bulge over tight, low jeans… …   Etymology dictionary

  • muffin — ► NOUN 1) (N. Amer. English muffin) a thick, flattened bread roll made from yeast dough and eaten split, toasted, and buttered. 2) chiefly N. Amer. a small domed cake. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • muffin — [muf′ən] n. [< dial. mouffin, moufin, ? akin to OFr moufflet, soft, as in pain moufflet, soft bread] a quick bread made with eggs, baked in a small cup shaped mold and usually eaten hot: see also ENGLISH MUFFIN …   English World dictionary

  • muffin — 1. (muffin) (3019↑, 939↓) A girls vagina Many different kinds like blueberry (shaved), buttered (with cum), and many more. Hey baby, can I butter your muffin? Author: o.O http://muffin.urbanup.com/1201103 2. (muffin) (1828↑, 860↓) One of the… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Muffin — For other uses, see Muffin (disambiguation). Muffins A muffin is an American English name for a t …   Wikipedia

  • Muffin — Amerikanischer Blaubeermuffin in Papierform Muffin ist die Bezeichnung für zwei verschiedene Gebäckarten in den Vereinigten Staaten und im Vereinigten Königreich. Im Vereinigten Königreich versteht man unter „muffins“ ein flaches Hefegebäck, das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Muffin — Muffins con pepitas de chocolate. Un muffin (conocido en otros países en español como magdalena, panquecito, ponquecito, ponqué, quequi o queque) es un producto de repostería elaborado con pan dulce y otros ingredientes. Cocinado al horno en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • muffin — n English muffin, bran muffin, corn muffin, blueberry muffin; bun, roll, scone, cupcake; biscuit, beaten biscuit, brioche, croissant …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • muffin — UK [ˈmʌfɪn] / US noun [countable] Word forms muffin : singular muffin plural muffins 1) a small sweet cake that often contains fruit blueberry muffins 2) British a flat round type of bread, usually cut in half and eaten hot with butter. The… …   English dictionary

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