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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough;
[syn: dumpling, dumplings]

2. dessert made by baking fruit wrapped in pastry;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crust \Crust\ (kr?st), n. [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. cro[^u]te; prob. akin to Gr. ????? ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See Raw, and cf. Custard.] 1. The hard external coat or covering of anything; the hard exterior surface or outer shell; an incrustation; as, a crust of snow. [1913 Webster] I have known the statute of an emperor quite hid under a crust of dross. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Below this icy crust of conformity, the waters of infidelity lay dark and deep as ever. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 2. (Cookery) (a) The hard exterior or surface of bread, in distinction from the soft part or crumb; or a piece of bread grown dry or hard. (b) The cover or case of a pie, in distinction from the soft contents. (c) The dough, or mass of doughy paste, cooked with a potpie; -- also called dumpling. [1913 Webster] Th' impenetrable crust thy teeth defies. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] He that keeps nor crust nor crumb. --Shak. [1913 Webster] They . . . made the crust for the venison pasty. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. (Geol.) The exterior portion of the earth, formerly universally supposed to inclose a molten interior. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zool.) The shell of crabs, lobsters, etc. [1913 Webster] 5. (Med.) A hard mass, made up of dried secretions blood, or pus, occurring upon the surface of the body. [1913 Webster] 6. An incrustation on the interior of wine bottles, the result of the ripening of the wine; a deposit of tartar, etc. See Beeswing. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dumpling \Dump"ling\, n. [Dimin. of dump an illshapen piece; cf. D. dompelen to plunge, dip, duck, Scot. to dump in to plunge into, and E. dump, v. t.] A roundish mass of dough boiled in soup, or as a sort of pudding; often, a cover of paste inclosing an apple or other fruit, and boiled or baked; as, an apple dumpling. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dumpling n 1: small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough [syn: dumpling, dumplings] 2: dessert made by baking fruit wrapped in pastry
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "dumpling": Italian paste, blimp, fedellini, fettuccine, knaydlach, lasagne, macaroni, matzo balls, noodles, pasta, paste, ravioli, spaetzle, spaghetti, spaghettini, vermicelli, won ton, ziti