flathon

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English flathon, probably representing Medieval Latin fladon-, stem form of flado (a flat-cake), from Old Frankish *flado (flat-cake). Cognate with Middle English flathe (a flat-cake, flat fish). More at flathe.

Noun[edit]

flathon (plural flathons)

  1. (obsolete) Flathe; flan.

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin fladonem, accusative of flado, from Frankish *flado, from Proto-Germanic *flaþô. Doublet of flathe and flaun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈflaðun/, /ˈflaðən/

Noun[edit]

flathon (plural flathons) (rare, Late Middle English)

  1. A sweet cake with a filling inside it.
  2. A hotcake or pancake.

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