brioche

noun
bri·​oche | \ brē-ˈōsh How to pronounce brioche (audio) , -ˈȯsh How to pronounce brioche (audio) \

Definition of brioche

: light slightly sweet bread made with a rich yeast dough

Examples of brioche in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For instance, her latest creation — the Corgi Butter Butt — consists of a brioche bun in the likeness of her Corgi's derriere. Monique Jessen, PEOPLE.com, 19 July 2022 Try the beer cheese burger made with a half-pound fresh-ground chuck patty, spicy Two Hearted beer cheese and bacon on a brioche bun with fries ($13). The Courier-Journal, 18 July 2022 Where to eat during 36 hours in Eugene After arriving in town, my first stop is usually Noisette Pastry Kitchen for coffee and a brioche bun. oregonlive, 5 July 2022 Any would be nice on a brioche roll, but the canoes are light and satisfying all at once — with a few surprises. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 28 Oct. 2021 Those include excellent croissants, pain au chocolat, macarons, delicate passion fruit and lemon meringue tarts and sinfully soft brioche buns stuffed with blueberries and whipped cream cheese. oregonlive, 1 July 2022 The best delivery system for this beef is the all-American burger, a twin-patty tower with white American cheese, lettuce, tomato and pickles, all packed into a fresh brioche bun from Lyon Bakery. Tim Carman, Washington Post, 27 June 2022 In addition to standard hotdogs, Toyota Field also serves a Conecuh dog, which puts an Evergreen, Alabama staple on a brioche bun. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 22 June 2022 The waffles are inspired by Belgian street food and feature brioche dough with a pearl sugar crust. Sabrina Weiss, PEOPLE.com, 14 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of brioche

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brioche

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

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24 Jul 2022

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“Brioche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brioche. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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