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Dictionary Definition

brownie

Noun

1 (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous [syn: elf, hob, gremlin, pixie, pixy, imp]
2 square or bar of very rich chocolate cake usually with nuts

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English

Etymology

brown + -ie

Pronunciation

(US) IPA: /ˈbraʊni/

Hyphenation

brown·ie

Noun

  1. a small rich cake, usually made with chocolate, usually brown and square
  2. the mixture used to create brownies
  3. a mythical creature, a kind of elf that would do people's housework for them
  4. In the context of "paganism": A household spirit or ancestor revered in the modern pagan faith of Heathenry.

Translations

a small rich cake, usually made with chocolate, usually brown and square
the mixture used to create brownies
a mythical creature, a kind of elf that would do people's housework for them

Extensive Definition

Brownie may refer to:
brownie in German: Brownie
brownie in French: Brownie
brownie in Japanese: ブラウニー (曖昧さ回避)
brownie in Swedish: Brownie

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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