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ba·baor ba·ba au rhum (bä′bä ō rŭm′)
A leavened rum cake, usually made with raisins.
[French baba, baba (from Polish, old woman, round Easter cake, from the cake's resemblance to a pleated skirt) + au, with the + rhum, rum.]
baba(ˈbɑːbɑː; French baba)
(Cookery) a small cake of leavened dough, sometimes mixed with currants and usually soaked in rum (rum baba)
[C19: from French, from Polish, literally: old woman]
ba•ba(ˈbɑ bɑ, -bə)
n., pl. -bas.
a small yeast cake often containing raisins, usu. served soaked in a rum syrup.
[1820–30; < French < Polish: literally, old woman]