Definition of bannock in English:

bannock

Syllabification: ban·nock
Pronunciation: /ˈbanək
 
/

noun

  • A round, flat loaf, typically unleavened, associated with Scotland and northern England.
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    • Special harvest breads were made and these too vary as one moves round the country, from the rich saffron breads of Cornwall to the bannocks of Scotland.
    • And then, with more tea and bannocks all round, they told him about the night the helicopter crashed.
    • In Scotland, the bannock was pre-eminently made with barley (or bere meal, bere being a primitive form of barley that does better in acid soils); in England, more often of oats.

Origin

Old English bannuc, of Celtic origin; related to Welsh ban, Breton bannac'h, banne, and Cornish banna 'a drop'.

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