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simnel

noun sim·nel \ˈsim-nəl\

Definition of SIMNEL

1
:  a bun or bread of fine wheat flour
2
British :  a rich fruitcake sometimes coated with almond paste and baked for mid-Lent, Easter, and Christmas
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Origin of SIMNEL

Middle English simenel, from Anglo-French, ultimately from Latin simila wheat flour
First Known Use: 13th century

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