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"wafer" in British English

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wafernoun [C]

uk   /ˈweɪ.fər/  us   /-fɚ/
a very ​thin, ​drybiscuit that is often ​sweet specialized religion a very ​thin, round ​piece of ​drybread that the ​priest gives to ​people to ​eat during Holy ​Communion Indian English a very ​thin, often round ​piece of ​friedpotato or other ​vegetable, sometimes with a ​flavouradded
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(Definition of wafer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wafernoun [C]

 us   /ˈweɪ·fər/
a very ​thin, ​drycookie that is often ​sweet and flavored: chocolate wafers
(Definition of wafer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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