Saint John's bread

noun

variants or St. John's bread

Word History

First Known Use

1591, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Saint John's bread was in 1591

Dictionary Entries Near Saint John's bread

Cite this Entry

“Saint John's bread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saint%20John%27s%20bread. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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