Indian pudding
noun Date: 1722 a baked pudding made chiefly of cornmeal, milk, and molasses

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  • Indian pudding — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian pudding — ☆ Indian pudding n. a cornmeal pudding made with milk, molasses, etc …   English World dictionary

  • indian pudding — noun Usage: usually capitalized I Etymology: indian (II) 2 : a pudding usually made of cornmeal, milk, sugar, butter, molasses, and spices and baked and served as a dessert * * * a sweet baked pudding made of cornmeal, molasses, mil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian pudding — a sweet baked pudding made of cornmeal, molasses, milk, and various spices. [1715 25, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Indian pudding — In′dian pud′ding n. coo a baked pudding of cornmeal, molasses, and milk • Etymology: 1715–25, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Pudding — most often refers to a dessert, but can also be a savory dish. There are two main types.The word pudding probably comes from the French boudin , originally from the Latin botellus , meaning small sausage, referring to encased meats used in… …   Wikipedia

  • Indian — In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India proper; also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian — In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India proper; also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian bean — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian berry — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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