hot cross bun


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hot cross bun

n.
A sweet, spiced bun marked on top with a cross of frosting, traditionally eaten during Lent.

hot cross bun

n
(Cookery) a yeast bun with spices, currants, and sometimes candied peel, marked with a cross and traditionally eaten on Good Friday

hot′ cross` bun′


n.
a bun with a cross of frosting on it, eaten chiefly during Lent.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hot cross bun - moderately sweet raised roll containing spices and raisins and citron and decorated with a cross-shaped sugar glazehot cross bun - moderately sweet raised roll containing spices and raisins and citron and decorated with a cross-shaped sugar glaze
coffee roll, sweet roll - any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze
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