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so·pai·pil·la (sō′pī-pē′yə) or so·pa·pil·la (-pə-)
A crisp, puffy, deep-fried pastry often served with honey or syrup.
[American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish sopaipa
, fried dough sweetened with honey
, from earlier xopaipa
, from Mozarabic xupaipa
, diminutive of šúppa, súppa
, bread soaked in oil
, from Old Spanish sopa
, food soaked in liquid
, of Germanic origin
; see seuə-
in Indo-European roots
sopaipilla (ˌsɒpaɪˈpiːjə) or
(Cookery) Mexican deep-fried pastry
so•pai•pil•la (ˌsoʊ paɪˈpi ə, -yə)
n., pl. -pil•las.
a small deep-fried pastry of yeast dough, usu. served with honey.
[1935–40; < American Spanish < Sp sopaip(a)
fritter or thick pancake soaked in honey; see sop
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Coworkers: Gift Baskets Untamed -Cozy Cabin Breakfast Basket - send coworkers and their families breakfast in a basket with waffle mix, syrup, sopaipilla
mix, homemade chokecherry syrup, Rocky Mountain Blend Coffee.
Representing one of the world's most dominant and dynamic new brands should be a piece of sopaipilla
for Arebalos after dodging death threats as a journalist.
Then, feeling like a giant sopaipilla
, I walk out in my robe to the Boulders' labyrinth.
In the 2003 session of the Texas Legislature, a resolution was introduced to make the sopaipilla
the official state pastry.