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lollipop

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noun lol·li·pop \ˈlä-li-ˌpäp\

Simple Definition of lollipop

  • : a round piece of hard candy on the end of a stick

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lollipop

  1. 1 :  a piece of hard candy on the end of a stick

  2. 2 British :  a round stop sign on a pole used to stop traffic (as at a school crossing)

Variants of lollipop

or

lollypop

Origin and Etymology of lollipop

perhaps from English dialect lolly tongue + 2pop


First Known Use: 1784


LOLLIPOP Defined for Kids

lollipop

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noun lol·li·pop \ˈlä-lē-ˌpäp\

Definition of lollipop for Students

  1. :  a round piece of hard candy on the end of a stick



Variants of lollipop

or

lollypop

\ˈlä-lē-ˌpäp\

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