Bread definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary


noun1. a kind of food made of flour or meal that has been mixed with milk or water, made into a dough or batter, with or without yeast or other leavening agent, and baked 4. Ecclesiast the wafer or bread used in a Eucharistic service transitive verb9. Cookery

to cover with breadcrumbs or meal

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Word origin

[bef. 950; 1950–55 for def. 3; ME breed, OE brēad fragment, morsel, bread; c. G Brot]

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