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 (dō′nŭt′, -nət)
Variant of doughnut.


1. (Cookery) a variant spelling (esp US) of doughnut
2. (Nuclear Physics) a variant spelling (esp US) of doughnut


or do•nut

(ˈdoʊ nət, -ˌnʌt)

1. a small, usu. ring-shaped cake of sweetened dough fried in deep fat.
2. any thick, ring-shaped object; toroid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.donut - a small ring-shaped friedcakedonut - a small ring-shaped friedcake  
friedcake - small cake in the form of a ring or twist or ball or strip fried in deep fat
raised doughnut - a doughnut made light with yeast rather than baking powder
References in classic literature ?
I et mince pie and rost turkey and frut cake and donuts and cheese and jam and choklut cake.
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The first Robin's Donuts opened in Thunder Bay 16 years ago.
PHILADELPHIA -- As the region's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, Dunkin' Donuts in Greater Philadelphia wants to help make the daily grind a bit smoother.
16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts, one of the world's leading coffee and baked good chains, is ringing in the holiday season this December with the introduction of a special Christmas donut variety.
Ronnie's Famous Hot Donuts, Ronnie Picou started in the donut business in 1976 as a franchisee of the Tastee Donut franchise system.
At Krispy Kreme shop every customer will get a free donut without any other purchase.
Donut Maker delivers donuts daily to a broad range of wholesale clients and is the premier supplier of donuts to businesses throughout the metro-Denver area, including automobile dealers, banks, churches, gas stations and many more locales.
Also, a new K-Cup Donut Box Variety Pack leverages Dunkin's iconic dozen donut box, filled with 25 assorted K-Cup pods for the special price of $19.
The Tree Donut is a triangle-shaped yeast ring donut decorating in green and white icing, with red icing "ornaments.
Question #2: DD in Korea offers a donut in what shape: Banana, Coffee Cup, or Letter "D"?