Etymology
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ladyfinger (n.)

also lady-finger, used of anything long, slender, and suggestive of grace, 1660s, originally of a type of plant; 1820 in reference to a kind of long, slender confection; see lady + finger (n.).

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Definitions of ladyfinger

ladyfinger (n.)
small finger-shaped sponge cake;
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