pancake Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “pancake” in the English Dictionary

"pancake" in British English

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pancakenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpæn.keɪk/
B2 UK a ​thin, ​flat, round ​cake made from a ​mixture of ​flour, ​milk, and ​egg, ​fried on both ​sides: Do you ​want a ​sweet pancake or a ​savoury one?B2 US a ​thin, ​flat, round ​cake made from ​flour, ​sugar, ​milk, and ​eggs, ​cooked in a ​pan and usually ​eaten with maple syrup for ​breakfast: a stack of pancakes
(Definition of pancake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pancake" in American English

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pancakenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpænˌkeɪk/ (also flapjack, hot cake)
a ​thin, ​flat, usually round cake made from a ​mixture of ​flour, ​milk, and ​egg that is ​fried on both ​sides and usually ​eaten for ​breakfast: He ​poured the ​maplesyrup on his ​stack of pancakes.
(Definition of pancake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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