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trifle

noun [C or U] (SWEET DISH)    /ˈtraɪ.fl̩/
a sweet cold dish consisting of a layer of fruit and sponge (= cake ), a layer of custard (= thick , sweet , yellow sauce ) and a top layer of cream : a sherry triflePuddings, desserts and ices
(Definition of trifle noun (SWEET DISH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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