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moon cake

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Definition of moon cake in English:


A round cake eaten during the Chinese Moon Festival.
Example sentences
  • On this occasion, the restaurant welcomes its guests with the specially made moon cake accompanied by boiled red groundnuts and shredded ginger.
  • Susie brought Chinese moon cakes into the office today.
  • Should you be feeling adventurous, some bakery chains like are offering ice cream moon cakes.

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