seedcake

noun
seed·​cake | \ˈsēd-ˌkāk \

Definition of seedcake 

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

2 : oil cake

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Mealworm seedcake, for example, is designed to attract bluebirds, orioles, wrens, jays, chickadees and titmice. Kara Carlson, The Seattle Times, "Passion for bird-watching led brothers to build a birdseed empire," 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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