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hot cross bun

noun
1.
a bun with a cross of frosting on it, eaten chiefly during Lent.
Origin of hot cross bun
1725-1735
First recorded in 1725-35
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hot cross bun

noun
1.
a yeast bun with spices, currants, and sometimes candied peel, marked with a cross and traditionally eaten on Good Friday
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