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spoon bread

also spoon·bread (spo͞on′brĕd′)
n. Chiefly Southern US
A soft light bread made with cornmeal, eggs, butter, and milk.

spoon′ bread`

or spoon′bread`,


n.
a baked dish of cornmeal, eggs, and shortening.
[1905–10, Amer.]

spoon bread

- Soft cornbread served with a spoon; it is also called egg bread or butter bread.
See also related terms for spoon.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spoon bread - soft bread made of cornmeal and sometimes rice or hominyspoon bread - soft bread made of cornmeal and sometimes rice or hominy; must be served with a spoon (chiefly southern)
cornbread - bread made primarily of cornmeal