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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 maple syrup on his stack of pancakes.
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pancakenoun [C]

uk   /ˈpæn.keɪk/ 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
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