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



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