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Meaning of PUDDING

Pronunciation:  'pûdeeng

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any of various soft sweet desserts thickened usually with flour and baked or boiled or steamed
  2. [n]  any of various soft thick unsweetened baked dishes; "corn pudding"
  3. [n]  (British) the dessert course of a meal (`pud' is used informally)

PUDDING is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: pud
 See Also: brown Betty, carrot pudding, chocolate pudding, Christmas pudding, corn pudding, dessert, dish, duff, flummery, pease pudding, plum pudding, roly-poly, roly-poly pudding, steamed pudding, suet pudding, tapioca pudding, vanilla pudding



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pud"ding\, n. [Cf. F. boudin black pudding, sausage, L.
botulus, botellus, a sausage, G. & Sw. pudding pudding, Dan.
podding, pudding, LG. puddig thick, stumpy, W. poten, potten,
also E. pod, pout, v.]
1. A species of food of a soft or moderately hard
   consistence, variously made, but often a compound of flour
   or meal, with milk and eggs, etc.

         And solid pudding against empty praise. --Pope.

2. Anything resembling, or of the softness and consistency
   of, pudding.

3. An intestine; especially, an intestine stuffed with meat,
   etc.; a sausage. --Shak.

4. Any food or victuals.

         Eat your pudding, slave, and hold your tongue.

5. (Naut.) Same as {Puddening}.

{Pudding grass} (Bot.), the true pennyroyal ({Mentha
   Pulegium}), formerly used to flavor stuffing for roast
   meat. --Dr. Prior.

{Pudding pie}, a pudding with meat baked in it. --Taylor

{Pudding pipe} (Bot.), the long, cylindrical pod of the
   leguminous tree {Cassia Fistula}. The seeds are separately
   imbedded in a sweetish pulp. See {Cassia}.

{Pudding sleeve}, a full sleeve like that of the English
   clerical gown. --Swift.

{Pudding stone}. (Min.) See {Conglomerate}, n., 2.

{Pudding time}.
   (a) The time of dinner, pudding being formerly the dish
       first eaten. [Obs.] --Johnson.
   (b) The nick of time; critical time. [Obs.]

             Mars, that still protects the stout, In pudding
             time came to his aid.             --Hudibras.