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Popsicle

Line breaks: Pop|sicle
Pronunciation: /ˈpɒpsɪk(ə)l
 
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Definition of Popsicle in English:

noun

North American trademark
An ice lolly.
Example sentences
  • Children may enjoy Popsicles, Jell-O, ice cream, or applesauce.
  • Give him extra fluids (such as water, Popsicles, Jell-O, or juices).
  • Some doctors say that children over 2 years old can have Gatorade, soda, clear soups, tea, Jell-o, and Popsicles.

Origin

1920s: fanciful formation.

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