(UK) A type of flattish bun, usually cut in two horizontally, toasted and spread with butter, etc, before being eaten.
(especially US) A type of rich individual cake containing chocolate chips, blueberries or some other flavouring.
Other Word Forms of Muffin
Origin of Muffin
Possibly from Low German Muffen pl. of Muffe small cake from Middle Low German
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
The origin is unknown.
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