simnel

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noun sim·nel \ˈsim-nəl\

Definition of simnel

  1. 1 :  a bun or bread of fine wheat flour

  2. 2 British :  a rich fruitcake sometimes coated with almond paste and baked for mid-Lent, Easter, and Christmas

Origin and Etymology of simnel

Middle English simenel, from Anglo-French, ultimately from Latin simila wheat flour


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