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EtymologyEdit

From the trade name Popsicle, a blend of (soda) pop or lollipop +‎ Epsicle (the original trade name), itself a blend of Epperson (the surname of the inventor) +‎ icicle.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɒpsɪkl̩/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɑpsɪkl̩/
  • Hyphenation: pop‧si‧cle

NounEdit

popsicle (plural popsicles)

  1. Frozen fruit juice, flavored sugar water, or the like, on a stick, of a size to be one serving.
  2. (figuratively) Something cold or frozen.
    Turn up the thermostat! We're all turning into popsicles in here!

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