Definition of hot cross bun noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


hot cross bun

BrE BrE//ˌhɒt krɒs ˈbʌn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhɑːt krɔːs ˈbʌn//
Sweets and desserts
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a small sweet bread roll that contains currants and has a pattern of a cross on top, traditionally eaten in Britain around Easter See related entries: Sweets and desserts
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hot cross bun