simnel cake


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simnel cake

(ˈsɪmnəl)
n
(Cookery) Brit a fruit cake containing a layer of marzipan, often coloured with saffron and topped with marzipan, traditionally eaten at Lent or Easter
[C13 simenel, from Old French, from Latin simila fine flour, probably of Semitic origin; related to Greek semidalis fine flour]

sim′nel cake`

(ˈsɪm nl)
n.
Chiefly Brit.
a rich fruitcake covered with almond paste.
[1830–40; simnel, Middle English simenel < Old French, ultimately < Latin simila or Greek semídālis fine flour]
Translations

simnel cake

n (Brit) → marzipanüberzogener Früchtekuchen
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