HyperDic: simnel

English > 2 senses of the word simnel:
NOUNfoodsimnela crisp bread of fine white flour
foodsimnela fruitcake (sometimes covered with almond paste) eaten at mid-Lent or Easter or Christmas
English > simnel: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA crisp bread of fine white flour.
Broaderbread, breadstuff, staff of lifeFood made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
English > simnel: 2 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA fruitcake (sometimes covered with almond paste) eaten at mid-Lent or Easter or Christmas.
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
BroaderfruitcakeA rich cake containing dried fruit and nuts and citrus peel and so on

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