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  1. A small ring-shaped friedcake

Alteration of doughnut, from dough +‎ nut. Attested 1900.

  1. (Canada, US) A deep-fried piece of dough or batter, commonly made in a toroidal or ellipsoidal shape, and mixed with various sweeteners and flavors, sometimes filled with jelly, custard or cream.
  2. (Canada, US) Anything in the shape of a torus
  3. (Canada, US, automobile) a peel-out or skid-mark in the shape of donut; a 360-degree skid.
  4. (Canada, US) A spare tire, smaller and less durable than a full-sized tire, only intended for temporary use.
  5. A toroidal cushion typically used by hemorrhoid patients.

donut was also found in the following language(s): French, Portuguese, and Spanish

Fun Facts about the name Donut

  • How unique is the name Donut? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Donut was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Donut: Your name in reverse order is Tunod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tudno. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Donut born Jan 31, 1962

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Iran approximately on 1850. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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