seedcake

noun

seed·​cake ˈsēd-ˌkāk How to pronounce seedcake (audio)
1
: a cake or cookie containing aromatic seeds (such as sesame or caraway)
2

Examples of seedcake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mealworm seedcake, for example, is designed to attract bluebirds, orioles, wrens, jays, chickadees and titmice. Kara Carlson, The Seattle Times, 12 July 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of seedcake was in the 14th century

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“Seedcake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seedcake. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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