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Meaning of DUMPLING

Pronunciation:  'dumpling

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  dessert made by baking fruit wrapped in pastry
  2. [n]  small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough

DUMPLING is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: dumplings
 See Also: alimentary paste, apple dumpling, dessert, matzah ball, matzo ball, matzoh ball, pasta, won ton, wonton



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dump"ling\, n. [Dimin. of dump an illshapen piece; cf.
D. dompelen to plunge, dip, duck, Scot. to dump in to plunge
into, and E. dump, v. t.]
A roundish mass of dough boiled in soup, or as a sort of
pudding; often, a cover of paste inclosing an apple or other
fruit, and boiled or baked; as, an apple dumpling.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: blimp, fedellini, fettuccine, Italian paste, knaydlach, lasagne, macaroni, matzo balls, noodles, pasta, paste, ravioli, spaetzle, spaghetti, spaghettini, vermicelli, won ton, ziti