plum pudding


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plum pudding

n.
A rich boiled or steamed pudding made with flour, suet, raisins, currants, citron, and spices.

plum pudding

n
(Cookery) (in Britain) a dark brown rich boiled or steamed pudding made with flour, suet, sugar, and dried fruit

plum′ pud′ding


n.
a rich pudding made with suet, raisins, citron, spices, etc., and steamed or boiled.
[1640–50]

plum pudding

- So named because it was originally made with plums—the word was retained to denote "raisin," which became the main ingredient.
See also related terms for plum.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plum pudding - a rich steamed or boiled pudding that resembles cakeplum pudding - a rich steamed or boiled pudding that resembles cake
pudding - any of various soft sweet desserts thickened usually with flour and baked or boiled or steamed
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