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anadama bread

[an-uh-dam-uh]
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noun
  1. a yeast-raised bread having corn meal and molasses among its ingredients: a traditional food of colonial America.

Origin of anadama bread

First recorded in 1910–15; origin obscure; the various anecdotes ascribing it to a permutation of “Anna damn her” or “Anna's damn bread” are purely folk etymologies
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