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gingerbread

División en sílabas: gin·ger·bread
Pronunciación: /ˈjinjərˌbred
 
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Definición de gingerbread en inglés:

sustantivo

1Cake made with molasses and flavored with ginger.
Example sentences
  • The castle's chefs are also responsible for the coffee shop fare - look out for fruit cakes, gingerbread and daily specials.
  • This involved all kinds of sweetmeats, tarts, spiced cakes, and gingerbread, consumed with sweet wines.
  • I can imagine Dorothy taking out the ginger to make gingerbread which her brother liked so much.
1.1Fancy decoration, especially on a building: [as modifier]: a high-gabled gingerbread house
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Yet artists and agents, poets, publishers and refugees from war-torn Europe vied for invitations to pass through that gingerbread porch and spend an evening in New York's most fashionable salon.
  • These 50 hectares are decorated with gingerbread pavilions and bridges; its paths are fringed by gracious palm trees.
  • Small it was, with a picturesque inn, gingerbread houses, and a stinking brewery looming over the landscape a few miles outside of town.

Origen

Middle English (originally denoting preserved ginger), from Old French gingembrat, from medieval Latin gingibratum, from gingiber (see ginger). The change in the ending in the 15th century was due to association with bread.

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