What is the difference between Mallomars and Pinwheels?

The difference between mallomars and pinwheels

is that "mallomars" is a dark chocolate-coated marshmallow and graham cracker treat and "pinwheels" is an artificial flower with a stem, usually plastic, for children: the flower spins round in the wind, like a small paper windmill.

mallomars

pinwheels

Noun

  • (US, northeast) A dark chocolate-coated marshmallow and graham cracker treat.

Synonyms

  • dream puff

Noun

  • An artificial flower with a stem, usually plastic, for children: the flower spins round in the wind, like a small paper windmill.
  • A firework which forms a kind of spinning wheel.
  • A cogged (toothed) gear.
  • A pastry which resembles the artificial flowers above, with some filling or topping in the center.
  • Any food product consisting of layers (for example of pastry and sweet filling, or of bread and meat) rolled into a spiral, visually similar to a cinnamon roll.

Examples

  • The sun blazing late in the afternoon, this long hilarious day like a pinwheel inexhaustibly throwing off sparks.

Verb

  • To spin.

Examples

  • The damaged fighter jet pinwheeled out of control, the g forces pushing the pilot so hard he couldn’t reach the ejection switch.
  • The laws of physics and chemistry transform a meadow of fine powder into a wreckage of icy chunks. Saugstad’s pinwheeling body would freeze into whatever position it was in the moment the snow stopped.