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pancake

noun [C]  /ˈpænˌkeɪk/ ( also flapjack, hot cake) us  
a thin, flat, usually round cake made from a mixture of flour, milk, and egg that is fried on both sides and usually eaten for breakfast: He poured the maple syrup on his stack of pancakes.
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