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A soft, light-textured bread made from eggs, butter, flour, and yeast and formed into a roll or a bun.
brioche(ˈbriːəʊʃ; -ɒʃ; French briɔʃ)
(Cookery) a soft roll or loaf made from a very light yeast dough, sometimes mixed with currants
[C19: from Norman dialect, from brier to knead, of Germanic origin; compare French broyer to pound, break]
bri•oche(briˈoʊʃ, -ˈɒʃ, -ˈɔʃ)
a light, rich, sweet roll of yeast-leavened dough.
[1820–30; < French, Middle French bri(er) to knead]
brioche- In French, it literally means "split up into small pieces."
See also related terms for small piece.
A slightly sweet, soft bread roll made from a light yeast dough.