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laver bread Line breaks: laver bread
Pronunciation: /ˈlɑːvəbrɛd/

Definition of laver bread in English:


[mass noun]
A Welsh dish of laver which is boiled, dipped in oatmeal, and fried.
Example sentences
  • I was assured that laver bread was a nineteenth-century Welsh invention, intended to provide a cheap source of nutrition for the women and children working down the mines.
  • The laver has to be prepared as for Laver Bread, and is then heated and whisked with orange juice, butter and mutton (or lamb) stock or cream.
  • Mix the laver bread and the oatmeal together and shape into little rissole like cakes about 2 inches across and 3/4 inch thick.


Early 18th century: laver from laver1.

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