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English definition of “pavlova”

pavlova

noun [C or U] uk   /pævˈləʊ.və/ us    /pɑːvˈloʊ-/
a sweet cold dish consisting of a meringue (= the transparent part of an egg cooked slowly with sugar) with a layer of fruit and cream on topPuddings, desserts and ices
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