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Meaning of “popcorn” in the English Dictionary

"popcorn" in British English

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popcornnoun [U]

uk   /ˈpɒp.kɔːn/  us   /ˈpɑːp.kɔːrn/
B1 seeds of maize that are ​heated until they ​breakopen and ​becomesoft and ​light, usually flavoured with ​salt, ​butter, or ​sugar: a ​tub of popcorn
(Definition of popcorn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"popcorn" in American English

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popcornnoun [U]

 us   /ˈpɑpˌkɔrn/
seeds of ​corn that are ​heated until they ​burst, ​becominglight, ​whiteballs that are usually ​eaten with ​salt and ​butter or a ​sweetcovering on them
(Definition of popcorn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “popcorn”
in Arabic فِشار…
in Korean 팝콘…
in Portuguese pipoca…
in Catalan crispetes…
in Japanese ポップコーン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爆玉米花…
in Turkish patlamış mısır…
in Russian попкорн…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爆玉米花…
in Italian popcorn…
in Polish popcorn, prażona kukurydza…
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