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doughnut

noun dough·nut \-(ˌ)nət\

: a piece of sweet fried dough that is often shaped like a ring

: something that has a round shape like a doughnut

Full Definition of DOUGHNUT

1
:  a small usually ring-shaped cake fried in fat
2
:  something (as a mathematical torus) that resembles a doughnut especially in shape
dough·nut·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Variants of DOUGHNUT

dough·nut also do·nut \-(ˌ)nət\

Examples of DOUGHNUT

  1. drawing doughnuts in the sand

First Known Use of DOUGHNUT

circa 1809
DOUGHNUT Defined for Kids

doughnut

noun dough·nut \ˈdō-ˌnət\

Definition of DOUGHNUT for Kids

:  a small ring of sweet dough fried in fat

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