barmbrack

noun
barm·​brack | \ ˈbärmˌbrak \
plural -s

Definition of barmbrack

Irish
: a rich currant bun or cake

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History and Etymology for barmbrack

Irish Gaelic bairghean breac, literally, speckled cake, from bairghean cake, loaf (from Old Irish bairgen bread) + breac speckled, from Old Irish brecc; akin to Latin perca perch

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“Barmbrack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barmbrack. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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