pav·lo·va noun, often capitalized \ˈpav-lə-və, pav-ˈlō-\
: a dessert of Australian and New Zealand origin consisting of a meringue shell topped with whipped cream and usually fruit
Origin of PAVLOVA
First Known Use: 1926
Pav·lo·va biographical name \ˈpav-lə-və, pav-ˈlō-\
Anna 1882–1931 Russ. ballerina
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