Definition of hamburger bun in English:

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hamburger bun

Entry from US English dictionary


A flattish soft bread roll, often topped with sesame seeds, designed to be filled with a hamburger.
Example sentences
  • Eyes get big and smiles grow wide when a stony shell yields a glistening gray oyster large enough to fill a hamburger bun.
  • At 12 o'clock is a plain toasted hamburger bun - perhaps the second most common bread served with southeastern barbeque, after white bread.
  • The Jamaican patty is served wrapped in coco bread, which is like an oversize, slightly sweet hamburger bun.
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