a round, sweet bun, usually containing raisins, citron, etc.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of Bath bun
First recorded in 1795–1805
Words nearby Bath bun
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Example sentences from the Web for Bath bun
Nina jumped up and shook the bath-bun crumbs off her green muslin pinafore.Man and Maid|E. (Edith) Nesbit
British Dictionary definitions for Bath bun
British a sweet bun containing spices and dried fruit
Word Origin for bath bun
C19: from Bath, where it was originally made
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