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A very light, hollow muffin made with eggs, milk, and flour.
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1. (Cookery) Brit an individual Yorkshire pudding, often served with roast beef
2. (Cookery) US and Canadian a light puffy hollow muffin made from a batter mixture
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a simple garment for women or girls that is put on by being slipped over the head
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(ˈpɒpˌoʊ vər)

a hollow muffin made with a batter of milk, egg, and flour.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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Noun1.popover - light hollow muffin made of a puff batter (individual Yorkshire pudding) baked in a deep muffin cup
muffin, gem - a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
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