sopaipilla

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noun so·pai·pil·la \ˌsō-pī-ˈpē-(y)ə, -ˈpēl-yə\
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sopapilla

play \ˌsō-pə-ˈpē-(y)ə, -ˈpēl-yə\

Definition of sopaipilla

  1. :  a usually puffy piece of deep-fried dough often sweetened with honey

Origin and Etymology of sopaipilla

American Spanish sopaipilla, diminutive of Spanish sopaipa fritter soaked in honey, from sopa food soaked in milk, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English sūpan to swallow

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