English Spelling – Dessert vs Desert

Dessert (double s)

Definition: sweet food eaten at the end of a meal

Example: I will have a cupcake for dessert. 

Desert (one s):

Definition: a large area of land that has very little water and very few plants growing on it

Example: The Sahara is the largest desert in the world. 

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