Definition of pikelet in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌɪklɪt/


A thin kind of crumpet.
Example sentences
  • There has always been some confusion between muffins, crumpets, and pikelets, both in recipes and in name.
  • For years the Goldies brought their own baking to the dances, collectively supplying pikelets, scones, biscuits, sandwiches, cream cakes and an assortment of other pick-up food.
  • It is more to do with the fact that I rather enjoy having a reason to bake scones, flip pikelets and occasionally bake a cake.


Late 18th century: from Welsh (bara) pyglyd 'pitchy (bread)'.

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