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A coffeecake shaped like a loaf or a cylinder and often flavored with chocolate, cinnamon, nuts, or dried fruit such as raisins.
[Polish, diminutive of baba, old woman.]
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(Cookery) a type of sweet Polish cake traditionally containing rum, raisins, orange-peel and almonds
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n., pl. -kas.
a spongy yeast cake.
[1965–70; < Polish, diminutive of baba baba]
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