aebleskive

noun
aeb·​le·​ski·​ve | \ ˈe-blə-ˌski-və \
plural aebleskiver\ ˈe-​blə-​ˌski-​vər \

Definition of aebleskive

: a muffin-shaped pastry made of yeast-leavened batter baked in a special pan

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First Known Use of aebleskive

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aebleskive

Danish æbleskive, literally, apple slice, from æble apple + skive slice; akin to Old Norse epli apple and to Old Norse skīfa slice

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The first known use of aebleskive was in 1902

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“Aebleskive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aebleskive. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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