salt-rising bread

[ sawlt-rahy-zing ]
/ ˈsɔltˌraɪ zɪŋ /

noun

a kind of bread leavened with a fermented mixture of salted milk, cornmeal, flour, sugar, and soda.

Nearby words

  1. salt-and-pepper,
  2. salt-box,
  3. salt-cellar,
  4. salt-losing nephritis,
  5. salt-marsh caterpillar,
  6. salta,
  7. saltando,
  8. saltant,
  9. saltarello,
  10. saltation

Origin of salt-rising bread

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35

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