lim·​pa | \ ˈlim-pə How to pronounce limpa (audio) \

Definition of limpa

: rye bread made with molasses or brown sugar

Examples of limpa in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rekas was the daughter of Anna and Arvid Marcuson, both born in Sweden, who owned the Viking Bakery in West Hartford, which was known for its Swedish limpa bread, flavored with orange and anise. Anne M. Hamilton,, "Extraordinary Life: Lillian Marcuson Rekas was a top fashion model who never forgot her hometown of West Hartford," 8 Sep. 2019 The menu includes haddock, potato, onion butter, vegetable, limpa bread, appetizers and dessert. Joy Davis, Aurora Beacon-News, "Community discussion planned in Aurora," 5 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of limpa

1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Limpa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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