Indian pudding


: a baked pudding made chiefly of cornmeal, milk, and molasses

Examples of Indian pudding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For dessert, there’s a classic Indian pudding with cornmeal and molasses. Andrea E. McHugh,, 25 Apr. 2023 There are trucks handing out oranges, and stalls distributing hot cups of tea and bowls of kheer, an Indian pudding. Sarita Santoshini, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Dec. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Indian pudding was in 1841

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“Indian pudding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

Indian pudding

: a pudding made chiefly of cornmeal, milk, and molasses
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