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dumpling

noun [C]  /ˈdʌmp·lɪŋ/ us  
a small ball of dough (= flour and water mixed together) cooked and eaten with soup or meat, or a filling of fruit, meat, or vegetables covered with dough and steamed, baked, or fried
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