ladyfinger

/ˈleɪdifɪŋgə/ (say 'laydeefingguh)

noun
1. any of various cakes, biscuits, etc., fancifully thought to resemble a finger, as a kind of small, crisp sponge cake.
2. a thin, baked roll of filo pastry with various fillings, usually heavily spiced.
3. any of several small-fruited bananas.
4. a large, elongated dessert grape.
Also, lady's finger.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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