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brioche

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noun bri·oche \brē-ˈōsh, -ˈȯsh\

Simple Definition of brioche

  • : a light, sweet type of bread

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of brioche

  1. :  light slightly sweet bread made with a rich yeast dough

Origin and Etymology of brioche

French, from Middle French dialect, from brier to knead, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German brehhan to break — more at break


First Known Use: 1826


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