leavened bread


leavened bread
bread in which the yeast has risen

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • bread — n. baked food 1) to bake bread 2) to toast bread 3) to break bread with ( to eat with ) 4) fresh; moldy; stale bread 5) black; brown; corn; dark; leavened; rye; sliced; unleavened; wheat; white; whole meal (BE), whole wheat (AE) bread 6) a crust; …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bread — n. & v. n. 1 baked dough made of flour usu. leavened with yeast and moistened, eaten as a staple food. 2 a necessary food. b (also daily bread) one s livelihood. 3 sl. money. v.tr. coat with breadcrumbs for cooking. Phrases and idioms: bread and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bread — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. staff of life; white, rye, pumpernickel, sourdough, whole wheat, etc. bread; slang, money. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Grain product] Syn. loaf, baked goods, the staff of life. Types of bread include:… …   English dictionary for students

  • bread — I. noun Etymology: Middle English breed, from Old English brēad; akin to Old High German brōt bread, Old English brēowan to brew Date: before 12th century 1. a usually baked and leavened food made of a mixture whose basic constituent is flour or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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