Definition of brioche noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

brioche

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//briˈɒʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//briˈoʊʃ//
 
[countable, uncountable] Carbohydrates
 
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a type of sweet bread made from flour, eggs and butter, usually in the shape of a small bread roll See related entries: Carbohydrates Word OriginFrench, from Norman French brier, synonym of broyer, literally ‘split up into very small pieces by pressure’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brioche