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noun [C or U] uk   /pævˈləʊ.və/ us    /pɑːvˈloʊ-/
a sweet cold dish consisting of a meringue (= the transparent part of an egg cooked slowly with sugar) with a layer of fruit and cream on top
Translations of “pavlova”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鮮奶油蛋白甜餅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 奶油蛋白甜饼…
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