Definition of bara brith in English:

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bara brith

Pronunciation: /ˌbarə ˈbrɪθ/


[mass noun]
A traditional Welsh tea bread, typically made with raisins, currants, and candied peel.
Example sentences
  • See tea breads and tea cakes; and bara brith, for a similar Welsh product.
  • The Welsh bake a variety of hearty desserts including bara brith, a popular bread made with raisins and currants that have been soaked in tea overnight, and Welsh ginger-bread - made without ginger!
  • Damn, I could have brought along a nice batch of bara brith.


Welsh, literally 'speckled bread'.

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