seedcake

noun
seed·​cake | \ ˈsēd-ˌkāk How to pronounce seedcake (audio) \

Definition of seedcake

1 : a cake or cookie containing aromatic seeds (such as sesame or caraway)
2 : oil cake

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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First Known Use of seedcake

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Seedcake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seedcake. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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