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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 dish US a sweet, soft food made from milk, eggs, and sugar
Translations of “flan”
in Spanish tarta, pastel, flan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 果餡餅, 蛋奶糕…
in Russian открытый пирог…
in Turkish börek, çörek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 果馅饼, 蛋奶糕…
in Polish placek, tarta…
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