muffin

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noun muf·fin \ˈmə-fən\

Definition of muffin

  1. :  a quick bread made of batter containing egg and baked in a pan having cuplike molds

Origin and Etymology of muffin

probably from Low German muffen, plural of muffe cake


First Known Use: 1703


MUFFIN Defined for English Language Learners

muffin

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noun muf·fin \ˈmə-fən\

Definition of muffin for English Language Learners

  • : a small bread or cake that is usually eaten at breakfast


MUFFIN Defined for Kids

muffin

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noun muf·fin \ˈmə-fən\

Definition of muffin for Students

  1. :  a bread made of batter containing eggs and baked in a small cup-shaped container


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