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wafer

noun [C] uk   /ˈweɪ.fər/ us    /-fɚ/
a very thin, dry biscuit that is often sweet specialized religion a very thin, round piece of dry bread that the priest gives to people to eat during Holy Communion Indian English a very thin, often round piece of fried potato or other vegetable, sometimes with a flavour added
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