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 (dō′nŭt′, -nət)
Variant of doughnut.
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1. (Cookery) a variant spelling (esp US) of doughnut
2. (Nuclear Physics) a variant spelling (esp US) of doughnut
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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.
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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
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