seedcake

[seed-keyk]

Origin of seedcake

First recorded in 1565–75; seed + cake
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British Dictionary definitions for seed-cake

seedcake

noun
  1. a sweet cake flavoured with caraway seeds and lemon rind or essence
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Word Origin and History for seed-cake
n.

1570s, from seed (n.) + cake (n.).

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