farl

noun
\ ˈfär(-ə)l How to pronounce farl (audio) \

Definition of farl

Scotland
: a small thin triangular cake or biscuit made especially with oatmeal or wheat flour

First Known Use of farl

1686, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for farl

contraction of Scots fardel, literally, fourth part, from Middle English (Scots), from ferde del, from ferde fourth + del part

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“Farl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/farl. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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