baba

noun
ba·​ba | \ ˈbä-(ˌ)bä How to pronounce baba (audio) , -bə \
variants: or baba au rhum \ ˈbä-​(ˌ)bä-​ō-​ˈrəm How to pronounce baba (audio) , -​bə \
plural babas or babas au rhum

Definition of baba

: a rich cake soaked in a rum and sugar syrup

First Known Use of baba

1813, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baba

French, from Polish, literally, old woman

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“Baba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baba. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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