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cup·cake

 (kŭp′kāk′)
n.
A small cake baked in a cup-shaped container.
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cupcake

(ˈkʌpˌkeɪk)
n
(Cookery) a small cake baked in a cup-shaped foil or paper case
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

cup•cake

(ˈkʌpˌkeɪk)

n.
a small cake, the size of an individual portion, baked in a cup-shaped mold.
[1820–30, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cupcake - small cake baked in a muffin tincupcake - small cake baked in a muffin tin  
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
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Translations
カップケーキ

cupcake

[ˈkʌpkeɪk] Npastelito m
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cupcake

[ˈkʌpkeɪk] npetit gâteau mcup final n (British) (FOOTBALL)finale f de la coupe
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