Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of lamington in English:
A square of sponge cake dipped in melted chocolate and grated coconut.
- I've being baking scones and lamingtons just to get in the mood.
- We had a nice tour of the Sydney Art Gallery and drank coffee while I sampled lamingtons, one of the tasty Australian desserts.
- I have a shocking sweet tooth (which the baby has apparently inherited) and now I'm absolutely lusting after lamingtons.
Apparently from the name of Lord Lamington, Governor of Queensland (1895–1901).
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