/ (ˈbɑːmˌbræk) /
Irish a loaf of bread with currants in itAlso: barnbrack Often shortened to: brack
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What does “barren” mean?
Word Origin for barmbrack
from Irish Gaelic bairín breac speckled loaf
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Example sentences from the Web for barmbrack
Maria superintended the distribution of the barmbrack and saw that every woman got her four slices.Dubliners|James Joyce