- a flat cake made of oatmeal, barley meal, etc., usually baked on a griddle.
Origin of bannock
- a member of a North American Indian people formerly of Idaho and Wyoming who merged with the Shoshone in the 19th century, now living primarily in southeastern Idaho.
- the language of the Bannock, belonging to the Shoshonean group of Uto-Aztecan languages.
Examples from the Web for bannock
Contemporary Examples of bannock
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is calling their $60 million turnout operation “the Bannock Street Project.”The DNC Knows Everything About You
August 22, 2014
Three days later, the 66-year-old Bannock expired of congestive heart failure and complications from diabetes.Mardi Gras Indian Chief Larry Bannock’s Final Ride
May 16, 2014
Historical Examples of bannock
Bannock barked for joy also, and struggled up to scamper back to his master.The Fiery Totem
Some is over at Bannock's woods and the other near Townley church.Young Captain Jack
Horatio Alger and Arthur M. Winfield
She said: "I will have half of the bannock with your blessing, mother."Stories to Read or Tell from Fairy Tales and Folklore
Laure Claire Foucher
And he announces he can make a fair brand of bannock, if we run out of bread.The Prairie Mother
A Januar' haddock, a Februar' bannock, and a March pint o' ale.The Proverbs of Scotland
- a round flat unsweetened cake originating in Scotland, made from oatmeal or barley and baked on a griddle
Word Origin for bannock
"thick flat cake," Old English bannuc "a bit, small piece," from Gaelic bannach "a cake," perhaps a loan from Latin panicium, from panis "bread" (see food).