popover
noun Date: 1875 a hollow quick bread shaped like a muffin and made from a thin batter of eggs, milk, and flour

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  • popover — ☆ popover [päp′ō΄vər ] n. a very light, puffy, hollow muffin that rises over the rim of the baking tin …   English World dictionary

  • Popover — A popover is a light, hollow roll made from an egg batter similar to that used in making Yorkshire pudding. The name popover comes from the fact that the batter swells or pops over the top of the muffin tin while baking. They can also be baked in …   Wikipedia

  • Popover —    The popover denim wrapdress was designed by Claire McCardell (American) in 1940 …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • popover — /pop oh veuhr/, n. a puffed muffin with a hollow center, made with a batter of flour, salt, egg, and milk. [1875 80, Amer.; POP1 + OVER] * * * …   Universalium

  • popover — noun A light hollow muffin, resembling an individual Yorkshire pudding …   Wiktionary

  • popover — Synonyms and related words: Danish, Danish pastry, English muffin, Parker House roll, Yorkshire pudding, bagel, bialy, bialystoker, bun, clover leaf roll, coffee cake, crescent roll, croissant, cross bun, crumpet, gem, hard roll, hot cross bun,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • popover — pop|o|ver [ˈpɔpəuvə US ˈpa:pouvər] n AmE a light, hollow ↑muffin (=small cake) made with eggs, milk, and flour …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • popover — pop|o|ver [ pap,ouvər ] noun count AMERICAN a type of light small bread that is empty inside …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • popover — n. large puffed muffin that is hollow inside …   English contemporary dictionary

  • popover — noun N. Amer. a type of very light muffin made from a thin batter, which rises to form a hollow shell when baked …   English new terms dictionary

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