baba au rhum

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or 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.]
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Noun1.baba au rhum - a baba soaked in rumbaba au rhum - a baba soaked in rum      
baba - a small cake leavened with yeast
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