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SCONE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does scone mean? 

SCONE (noun)
  The noun SCONE has 1 sense:

1. small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle

  Familiarity information: SCONE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SCONE (noun)


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Meaning:

Small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("scone" is a kind of...):

quick bread (breads made with a leavening agent that permits immediate baking)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "scone"):

drop scone; griddlecake; Scotch pancake (a scone made by dropping a spoonful of batter on a griddle)


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