brioche

noun bri·oche \ brē-ˈōsh , -ˈȯsh \

Definition of brioche

:light slightly sweet bread made with a rich yeast dough

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Origin and Etymology of 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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brioche

noun

Definition of brioche for English Language Learners

  • : a light, sweet type of bread


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