Browncoat vs Flan - What's the difference?

browncoat | flan |

browncoat

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A fan of the TV series .
  • Synonyms

    *flan

    Hypernyms

    * Whedonite

    flan

    English

    Etymology 1

    (1846) (etyl) . More at (l).

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Baked tart with sweet or savoury filling in an open-topped pastry case (the only meaning in UK)
  • Type of custard dessert, popular in Spanish-speaking countries (both the pastry version and this one may be called flan in the USA). Called crème caramel in UK
  • (numismatics) A flat metal disk used to strike coins.
  • See also

    * custard

    Etymology 2

    English, from a slip of the tongue by actor (Nathan Fillion)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A fan of U.S. TV series ; a Browncoat.
  • References

    * Nathan Fillion interview at an In Good Company premiere, 28 December 2004 ( IESB.net video]) ([[q:Firefly (TV_series)
  • Quotes about Firefly and Serenity, Wikiquote transcription])
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