muffin

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English[edit]

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The origin is unknown.

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muffin (plural muffins)

  1. (UK) a type of flattish bun, usually cut in two horizontally, toasted and spread with butter, etc, before being eaten
  2. (especially US) A type of rich individual cake containing chocolate chips, blueberries or some other flavouring.
  3. (computing) a mechanism used in the Java Network Launching Protocol analogous to the cookie mechanism and which permits a program running in a browser to perform operations on a client machine
  4. (slang) a term of endearment
  5. (sexual slang) a vulva
  6. (baseball, slang) a less talented player; one who muffs, or drops the ball
  7. (slang) a charming, attractive young man

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computing term

  • 2001: The name/value pairs provided by the PersistenceService are similar to browser cookies. The Java Web Start implementation honors this legacy by naming the pairs "muffins." — JNLP and Java Web Start, Sun Developer Network, Technical Articles and Tips, 30 May 2001.

the vulva

  • 1989: I wanna be stuffin’ Martha’s muffin!!!, — Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper Stuffin’ Martha’s Muffin.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English muffin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (France) IPA(key): /mœ.fin/
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  • (Quebec) IPA(key): /mɔ.fin/, /mɔ.fœn/
    • (file)

Noun[edit]

muffin m (plural muffins)

  1. muffin

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Noun[edit]

muffin m (plural muffins)

  1. muffin (type of small cake)

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