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English definition of “wafer”

wafer

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