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flan

noun [C] uk   /flæn/ us  
UK a case of pastry or cake without a top, containing fruit or something savoury (= not sweet) such as cheese: a cheese and onion flan a pear flan a flan dishPastry and pies US a sweet, soft food made from milk, eggs, and sugarPuddings, desserts and ices
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