Mooncake meaning

mo͝onkāk
A small dense pastry filled with bean paste, ground lotus seeds, or other ingredients, traditionally eaten during the Chinese moon festival.
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Origin of mooncake

  • Translation of Mandarin yuèbǐng (yuè moon) (bǐng flatbread, cake) and its equivalents in other varieties of Chinese such as Cantonese jyut6 beng2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition