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Origin of bake

First recorded before 1000; Middle English baken, Old English bacan; cognate with Old High German bahhan, Old Norse baka; akin to Dutch bakken, German backen, Greek phṓgein “to roast”; from Proto-Indo-European extended root bhēg-, bhōg- “to warm, roast”

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bake
/ (beɪk) /

verb

noun

Word Origin for bake

Old English bacan; related to Old Norse baka, Old High German bahhan to bake, Greek phōgein to parch, roast
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